Antique embroidered gold Japanese kimono robe from the early 20th century made from pure silk.
The kimono is embroidered with the crane bird, which represents good fortune and longevity. The crane is also associated with Japanese New Year and wedding ceremonies due to cranes being monogamous. This kimono is therefore very grand and ceremonial.
The fabric is cream - ivory colour pure silk fabric with heavy embroidery of crane birds and flowers in multiple colours all over.
Embrodery gives the garment a 3D effect, and the silk and golden threads give a beautiful shine. Heavy embroidery makes is almost 4.5kg in weight.
Woven in smooth silk, also lined with silk.
The embroidery is very fine, ornate and of very high quality.
The inside of the Kimono has a bright red - orange silk lining to make a nice contrast with the gold outside.
Length: 190 cm / 74.5 inch (approximate)
Entire Width (Sleeve to Sleeve): 128 cm / 50.5 inch (approximate)
Body Width (Shoulder to Shoulder): 64 cm / 25 inch (approximate)
Sodetake (Length of Sleeve): 102cm / 40 inch (approximate)
The condition is very good, particularly for its age.
The kimono is big and heavy.
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- Total nr of items
- Early 20th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Theme/ depiction
- Bird, Crane
- Title of artwork
- Antique Silk Very Big Gold Wedding Kimono Embroidered with Traditional Crane Birds
- Very good condition, see description
- 190×128×1 cm