ICHIKA KIMONO, antique silk Juban with floral SHIBORI  design.  Under kimono with rreplacment vintage silk Haneri.  Wear as dressing gown, robe or belted as a dress.

ICHIKA KIMONO, antique silk Juban with floral SHIBORI design

£65.00Price
  • Rare and collectible antique silk Kimono Juban in purple silk with a superb shibori  design in pink.  Believed to be more than 100 yrs old.

     

    Collar - original white cotton collar, which is usual for a juban, has been covered with a vintage silk kimono fabric. New coloured silk  pieces were traditionally used to replace the collar when it was dirty. This meant that the whole garment did not have to be cleaned, just the collar

     

    Lining - white 

     

    Approx measurements -
    sleeve edge to sleeve edge - 124.5cm/49in
    across back - 61cm/24in
    back length (from base of collar) - 129.5cm/47.5in

     

    Condition - good, some light staining to the lining

    'Ichika' - Japanese girl name meaning One Thousand Flowers

    A fabulous garment to wear in, or out, of the house.  Wear as a dress with a modern belt for both casual and formal occasions, or wear in the house as a dressing gown or robe. A versatile piece.

    This is a unique, hand-made pre-worn vintage garment from Japan. It may show some signs of its former life and we do our best to make you aware of any major marks or faults, that are apparent.  We hope you have fun wearing the garment by adding to the stories it could tell. 
     

  • We send items within the UK via Royal Mail ‘Signed For’ service. 
    Postage prices include Insurance compensation up to £50.

    For higher priced items, an upgrade to full purchase price compensation is available at checkout

    We will deliver to other countries, please contact us for a price or for more information.

     

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