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Long Boro Kimono

1,450.00
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Long Boro Kimono

1,450.00

A long kimono in splendid condition. It is rare to find such long boro kimonos. It makes for a very handsome piece of decoration. It has a simple and clean collar. This kimono was bought in Sapporo but seems to originate from Tohoku. Such kimonos were worn by simple peasants or craftsmen. The continuous mending and maintenance that has gone into the kimono makes it a gorgeous witness of this age of frugality. Both sides look strikingly beautiful. It is in such good condition that it can be worn or displayed without concerns. The fabric is soft and in good condition. 

History  

Meiji period, around 1880s. Probably Tohoku.

Fabric  

Cotton homespun and hand-loomed. All natural dyeing techniques.

Measurements   

Shoulder width: 65 cm / 25,6 in

Bust: 61 cm / 24,0 in

Hem width: 68 cm / 26,8 in

Sleeve: 30 cm / 11,8 in

Sleeve end to sleeve end: 123 cm / 48,4 in

Total length front: 126 cm / 49,6 in

Weight: 0,7 Kg / 1,5 lbs

 

Condition

  • Great condition of light fabric
  • Can be used without concerns to display or wear
  • Vivid blue colors with sashiko stitching
  • Despite its old age, the fabric is free from any musty scent as it has been professionally cleaned and carefully ironed to preserve the organic dye. Traditional organic methods for tiny repairs may have been used to strengthen the fabric.

Note

  • Beautiful patchwork long kimono
  • Vivid organic indigo dye
  • Exceptional item in outstanding condition
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A long kimono in splendid condition. It is rare to find such long boro kimonos. It makes for a very handsome piece of decoration. It has a simple and clean collar. This kimono was bought in Sapporo but seems to originate from Tohoku. Such kimonos were worn by simple peasants or craftsmen. The continuous mending and maintenance that has gone into the kimono makes it a gorgeous witness of this age of frugality. Both sides look strikingly beautiful. It is in such good condition that it can be worn or displayed without concerns. The fabric is soft and in good condition. 

History  

Meiji period, around 1880s. Probably Tohoku.

Fabric  

Cotton homespun and hand-loomed. All natural dyeing techniques.

Measurements   

Shoulder width: 65 cm / 25,6 in

Bust: 61 cm / 24,0 in

Hem width: 68 cm / 26,8 in

Sleeve: 30 cm / 11,8 in

Sleeve end to sleeve end: 123 cm / 48,4 in

Total length front: 126 cm / 49,6 in

Weight: 0,7 Kg / 1,5 lbs

 

Condition

  • Great condition of light fabric
  • Can be used without concerns to display or wear
  • Vivid blue colors with sashiko stitching
  • Despite its old age, the fabric is free from any musty scent as it has been professionally cleaned and carefully ironed to preserve the organic dye. Traditional organic methods for tiny repairs may have been used to strengthen the fabric.

Note

  • Beautiful patchwork long kimono
  • Vivid organic indigo dye
  • Exceptional item in outstanding condition