Yorke Antique Textiles

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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Mid to late Meiji (1880-1911)
Description:
A fine silk "miyamairi" kimono, one utilized to drape over a one-month old baby boy during rite of passage at a Shinto Shrine. This example features yuzen-dyed cheerful 'karako' (folklore child figure that are the Japanese version of cherubs) and 'takarabune' lucky treasure ship motif. Embroidery highlights, and includes a matching white silk juban undergarment. Very good condition, with minor imperfections. 33" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 38" height.
Price:
7500
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