Yorke Antique Textiles

A collection of antique and vintage textiles from around the world

Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Early Showa Period (1927-1940)
Description:
A sheer "ro" (gauze hitoe (unlined) silk kimono featuring joined-swastika and waterwheel motifs. The waterwheels were all hand-created by inserting silber threads manually - astonishing is that this insert work cannot be seen on e the backside of the cloth (see face and backside images). Very good condition, with staining on the inside (backside of cloth), and some minor imperfections on the face of the cloth. 49" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 61" height.
Price:
$7500
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