Unused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print KyotoUnused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print KyotoUnused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print KyotoUnused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print KyotoUnused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print KyotoUnused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print KyotoUnused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print KyotoUnused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print KyotoUnused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print Kyoto

This is a beautiful silk kimono that was bought by a world traveller during the 1960s - I don’t think that she ever wore it as it is very crisp. The kimono is still in its original plastic bag which is printed with “Murai & Co. Shinmonzen St. Kyoto. Japan.” I haven’t been able to find anything on the retailer, but Shinmonzen St. is now known for its antiques shops. The silk is in a cream white tone and is printed with a design of fruit on branches - I think that the fruit may be persimmons, which are very popular in Japan. The label reads “100% Silk Made in Japan” and still retains the string that probably held the price ticket.
Sizing: This silk kimono should fit a medium size to a large size - please rely on the following exterior measurements for fit, taking the style of the silk kimono into account (compare measurements with a similar kimono that you presently own or to your own body measurements, taking the cut of the garment into account):
Shoulders: 54” across the top including the sleeve tops
Sleeves: 13” long from shoulder/sleeve seam
Bust: 52” around, taken under the arms, with a normal overlap
Waist: Meant to be cinched with the sash belt
Overall length: 53”, measured flat
Condition: As mentioned, this silk kimono looks unused, still has original folds and was well stored over the years. I guess that this lady bought it more as a souvenir and never got around to using it. The original bag for this silk kimono, however, is torn, and starting to become brittle due to its age.
This is a lovely quality for the silk kimono - striking pattern, very unusual to find an unused piece like this!

ITEM ID
RL-poppy3718
FASHION ERA
1960's
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
AGE
1960's
COLOR
Cream, Gold, Green, Orange
ITEM SIZE
M / L

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Unused 60s Japanese Silk Kimono Persimmon Fruit Print Kyoto

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