1930s Bright Purple Floral Print Kimono
This is an early Japanese, made for the tourist market, silk kimono with an interesting subtle grid pattern woven into the silk. Color wise it is an absolutely stunning combination of white, purple, yellows and blues. It is even more stunning due to that bright red and almost neon yellow inside! It is hand screened with huge flowers across its surface. Each design is also hand detailed with a painted center in each flower. I just love the romantic feel of the huge blossoms as they trail across the surface of the kimono and the sheer vividness of it. There are fantastic to wear at home, as a light evening topper or even as a dress if you add a silk slip under it and a sash! Presents as great condition with a few small flaws
The kimono is fully lined with red cotton in the sleeves and upper half and that neon yellow at the sides and bottom. It has no closures. It is in excellent shape overall with some minor marks here and there and some marks inside. A bit of thinning to the fabric along the top shoulder fold I do not feel like these distract. Please do remember these were worn and loved so have a natural patina and should not be expected to be perfect! It is after all almost 100 years old!
Shoulders: 25" from seam to seam
Bust: 25" from side seam to side seam, and continuing to bottom hem
Total length: 60" shoulder to bottom hem
Sleeves: 53" from shoulder seam to longest point with a 25" drop
Modern Sizing Equivalent: One size fits all
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
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