Truly Amazing One of a Kind 1970's Japanese silk Wedding Uchikake Kimono Embroidered in multi colors and embellished with gold thread.
Crafted from Hot Pink and Cream Pure Silk with a Jacquard (self) trellis pattern and with a multitude of added stunning shades of color, this beautiful Wedding Kimono (Uchikake) is simply covered in gorgeous embroidered designs of Folding fans (Sensu), Oriental Phoenix birds (Houou), Flowers and an amazing Gold bridge spanning flowing water.
There are stunning Phoenix birds with massive open tails, Maple leaves, fluffy clouds, mountain tops, rivers and waves, tassels and a myriad other intricate beautiful patterns. The more you look..the more you see. All created to wish the wearer a long. happy and fruitful life and marriage.
The design is completely embroidered onto the pink and cream Jacquard silk and the colors are as bright and clear as the day it was crafted. In shades ranging from purest white to deepest burgundy..including yellow, pastel blue, cream, green, pink, olive, sage, black, orange mauve and grey.
The all-over design is a complete work of art...embellished with a multitude of gold and silver thread and metallic embroidery.
The amazing all over design covers the seams in true high end designer style.
With the traditional padded hem..in a stunning deep orange which highlights the bold orange silk lining, the Uchikake is designed to be long and trail behind the Bride as she walks. I do not believe this Uchikake has ever been worn.
The Uchikake has not been dry cleaned and the Vintage condition is Fine.
Traditionally Kimono have no sizing but the measurements are Entire Width (sleeve-tip to sleeve-tip) 51 1/4", Body Width 26 1/2", Length 80" and the very long sleeves (Sodetake) measure 42" from top to bottom.
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