Yorke Antique Textiles

A collection of antique and vintage textiles from around the world

Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Late Meiji to mid-Taisho period (1900-1920)
Description:
A silk haori with large ume (plum) blossom motifs. The embroidery utilized in creating these large blossom motifs involves very fine 'hiware' (ice-cracked') embroidery, a rare technique. The bamboo leaves were created by laboriously inserting fine flat gold threads. The detail images show each of these embroidery techniques quite clearly. Very good condition, with some areas of abrasion on the ume embroidery. 52" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 33" height
Price:
$2500
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