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Vintage Japanese Ceremonial Wedding Kimono with Embroidery Designs

$ 1,800
  • Description
    A large Japanese Wedding Kimono with bold embroidery designs. The auspicious attire was known as Uchikake and was worn by the bride during the wedding ceremony made from silk and heavy padding on the trailing skirt. The robe on offer has a light-yellow background on which elaborated embroidered with large peonies of shades of red and fuchsia in full bloom and knotted pine trunks with gold and silver needles. Symbol of prosperity and beauty, peony is one of the most beloved motifs in Japanese art. The evergreen pines represent long-lasting life and marriage. The bold and luxuriant colors and tight composition with focal points were meant to draw eyes to the bride. This kimono is dated to early 20th century, likely 1930s-1950s, and was worn as an outer robe over the inner garment during wedding ceremony.
  • More Information
    Origin: Japan
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: textile embroidered
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Kimono is of good vintage condition, very minor stray threads and tiny spots of mark.
    Creation Date: 1930-50s
    Styles / Movements: Asian, Traditional
    Patterns: Asian/Oriental, Florals/Botanical
    Incollect Reference #: 728345
  • Dimensions
    W. 52 in; H. 74 in; D. 1 in;
    W. 132.08 cm; H. 187.96 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
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Our collection ranges from Neolithic Art to 20th century collectible art and design. It spans 5000 thousand years of history and crosses many civilizations and cultures. Our aesthetic strongholds are Mid-century studio design, Japanese and Korean art, Asian Textile Art and Contemporary Aboriginal Art. The diversity is united behind our singular vision to seek for timeless beauty and driven purely by our passion

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