Antique Vintage 1952 Tokyo Japan Kimono Silk Authentic Opera Coat Geisha Silk
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Antique Vintage 1952 Tokyo Japan Kimono Silk Authentic Opera Coat Geisha Silk:
Here is an original, authentic kimono which was purchased in 1952 in Tokyo, Japan. This has never been worn. the kimono is absolutely gorgeous. All lined and all silk with the most amazing graphic designs of birds, peony's, cherry blossoms, carnations, gold swirl designs and more. the length of this kimono is 58", the width across (when laid flat) from armpit to armpit is 26". each of the boxy authentic sleeves (with the hidden pocket within- classic kimono-) is 12" in width and 21" in length. When wearing the kimono the boxy sleeves fall nicely at the sides. The original sash is still hand sewn into the side of one of the sleeves. As to "flaws" or issues- therearejust two tiny eraser pencil sized interior age spots on the inside lining - does not in any way effect the look or wear of the piece as it is on the inside. Simplyage spots.Also there is a bit of the handsewn hem which might need tightening up of stitching. theinside hem area at the bottom might need a simple pressing.The sash isstill handsewn attached for removal. Has never been worn. No musty odors whatsover. comes from a smoke free, pet free home.Truly in pristine condition.Sold as is- which is actually in fantastic near perfectcondition. this kimono is authentic, original, from 1952 in Tokyo and is a gem. Could easily be worn as an evening coat over an ethereal skirt or dress. Great stuff from an era long gone.