VINTAGE JAPANESE SILK RINZU JACQUARD SHIBORI DOT KIMONO
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VINTAGE JAPANESE SILK BATIK FORMAL KIMONOThis kimono is absolutely beautiful! It is 100% silk and dates to the 1950's or earlier. It is purple base colored with subtle jacquard geometric designing throughout. The batik designs are in shades of gold and soft white. The entire kimono is hand assembled and sewn as is the custom. The kimono is 59" long and measures 26" from shoulder seam to shoulder seam. The sleeve is 13" long and drapes 17". It is in very good condition. Thank you for checking it out and please see my other ebay goodies. A very knowledgeable and thoughtful ebayer sent me an e-mail but I forgot to post it. I am including it Thank you very much for the information. Just a lovely kimono. Unfortunately I buy them for fabric only, and this is far too nice for that. Thought you should know the jacquard fabric is called rinzu. And that terrific dot pattern of the design is a very labor intensive dyeing method called shibori. Those words in your headline might be helpful. Good luck on your auction . THE FINE PRINT After payment is made, I will have an e- sent with the USPS delivery information (Delivery Confirmation Number, date of dispatch, etc. ... read more