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8 Piece Full Ceremonial Ensemble 8 Piece Full Ceremonial Ensemble
Item code: ck38

Price: £275.00

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Boys’ Vintage Ceremonial Ensemble


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Description:

  • Note** The mannequin in the photos is not included

  • A boys’ full ceremonial ensemble, comprising dark blue kimono, striped andon hakama with matching obi, amulet case and dagger case, white han juban under-kimono and a spectacular haori, with Mount Fuji and samurai kabuto (armoured helmet) design and oak leaf mon (crests) and a handsome, white, formal himo to fasten the haori

  • Beautiful for a boy but also a spectacular display item, requiring less space to display than an adult kimono. The haori could also fit some women as a spectacular jacket, if worn without tucks in the shoulders

  • Made and bought in Japan

  • Japanese children traditionally wear them with big tucks loosely stitched into the outside of the shoulders and round the waist. The tucks, if still in the garments, are very loosely stitched and can be easily removed to enlarge the garments.

  • The Japanese take great pains to store their traditional garments with the utmost care, which is why they stay in such exceptional condition. Some of my Japanese garments have large, white stitching (shitsuke) round the edges. The Japanese put these stitches in to keep the edges flat during long periods of storage, these stitches just get pulled out before wearing the garment



Please be aware that different monitors display colour slightly differently. Therefore the colour in the photos and description is a guide only.
Note** The mannequin in the photos is not included

Condition:
Excellent – a very inconspicuous mark on the haori and a blue-ish tinge on the mon. The hakama has creases that have not been ironed out, where a fold was stitched in to shorten it and has now been let out again. – see photos

Measurements approx:
Kimono
Sleeve end to sleeve end 92cm
Sleeve seam to sleeve seam 46cm
Length 99.6cm
Hakama
Length 58cm

Japanese clothing is usually of adjustable fit, being mostly wrap-over or tie-to-fit items, so most garments fit a range of sizes. Because of this (and only really knowing my own size anyway) I can't really advise anyone on the fit. Please judge fit from the measurements given. Measure from centre back of neck, along shoulder and down the arm to the wrist, then double that and compare it with the sleeve end measurement to judge sleeve length.

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Additional Information
One must bear in mind that most are vintage items, which I strive to describe accurately and honestly. A very few smell of mothballs or a touch of vintage mustiness, most do not. This can be aired out and this can be speeded up by tumble drying the dry garment at warm. I usually mention it in the listing if one does but one must bear it in mind as a possibility when buying vintage and antique items.
Please be aware that different monitors display colour slightly differently, so colour in photos is purely a guideline, as I can't foresee how your monitor will display it. While I try to describe colour sometimes, a description often conjours up one colour to one person but may suggest a different colour to another, so, again, colour description is just a guide to colour.
I therefore don't accept returns or exchanges due to colour, taste, mothball/vintage smell or fit (which can be judged by measurements given)

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Japanese Haori Kimono Jackets - The Stylish, Japanese, Easy-Wear Option

Japan's Secret Treasure

A haori kimono jacket is an exquisite, easy to wear, traditional Japanese jacket that looks wonderful worn either casually with jeans or dressed up with evening wear. It's a long Japanese jacket, with deep, kimono style, swinging sleeves; always in lovely fabrics, often with lavish designs on the back. Men's haori have the sleeves attached most of the way down the body, like their kimonos do, and tend to be plainer on the outside than women's ones but men's often have exquisite designs on the lining. Haori kimono jackets, unlike kimonos, do not need a sash or obi; they are either worn open or loosely fastened at centre front with a himo tie but, although the Japanese don't wear them with a sash, they also look fabulous cinched in at the waist with a belt. Haori kimono jackets mix perfectly with western world style clothing, so are a great way of adding that touch of Japan to your wardrobe.

Haoris seem to be a well kept Japanese secret. We, over here in the West, all know about their lovely kimonos but few have ever even heard of haoris and it was long after I started my kimono collecting that I discovered these jackets that the Japanese sometimes wear on top of their kimonos.

I was focused only on kimonos, but eventually I bought a haori, just to see what it was like. From then on I was hooked. I love that I can now publicly wear something so clearly Japanese, very striking and so different from what I see other people wearing. I think of them as one of Japan's secret treasures.

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