Yorke Antique Textiles

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Early Showa period (1926-1940)
Vintage kimono : A woven hitoe (unlined) summer rayon kimono featuring wave and “jigami” (fan) motifs. Silver and gold metallic painted line highlights. The four fans on the upper back express different hues than all the others. This garment has a dry and raspy texture. Very good condition, with several subtle holes. 49” from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 58” height. The raging wave motifs signify power and resilience, while the fans in this context symbolize the journey of life.
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