Japanese traditional silk wedding kimono kurobiki, 1950's
Japanese very unique black silk wedding kimono kurobiki
with fine embroidery of flying white storks which are Japanese
symbols of love forever, green plants and cherry blossom.
Kimono has five family mon (crest) - three on back and two
in front. Fully lined in white.
This kimono was designed for wedding ceremony. Black wedding
kimonos 'kurobiki furisode" were more common during the
Edo period than white in samurai society. This style continued
during the late Edo and early Meiji. And today it is very
rarely meets with.
Sold, thank you
sleeve-end to sleeve-end: 128 cm / 50,3"
length: 162cm / 63,7"
full around: 140 cm / 55,1"
sleeve length: 49 cm / 19,2"
condition: very good, barely visible stains on lining
and on one of the stork