A pictorial, narrative, black kimono, haori Montsuki for men that is storytelling of the Edo area of Japan. Kimono is inscribed with the Ii clan, a descendant of the 9th century Daijo Daijin-who was the head of the State Department. Inside there is, finely handwoven, the scenery depicting the Uraga Channel with the famous view of the Mount Fuji in the background and the period, rural area and Sengokubune coastal ships (1000 koku ships). Uraga Channel is an important waterway for ships headed from Tokyo and Yokohama to the Pacific Ocean.
This silk Kimono-montsuki is a masterpiece of art in itself. The art of embroidery on silk or other clothing is believed to bring nature’s beauty, wisdom, strength, good luck, and prosperity into people’s lives. You may want to opt for an interesting wall display. Haori is completely wearable, as well. Men's haori is suitable as "Japanese groom kimono".
All hand-made-hand-woven in pure, high quality Japanese silk. Japanese men's haori have no openings under the armpit. Obi is not worn with haori jackets so it is not included.
Measurements (please do not double): Back (flat): 25 inches (64 cm). Sleeve length: 20 inches (51 cm). Length (shoulder to hem): 41 inches (104 cm).
Condition: Excellent vintage. Commissioned in the Showa period. The item is pre-owned/loved and authentic. Completely wearable as a silk suit jacket.
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