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*Samurai, Hime, Hawk & Fuji Kimono *Samurai, Hime, Hawk & Fuji Kimono
Item code: ck77

Price: £192.00

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Child’s Vintage Ceremonial Kimono


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Description:

  • A fabulous, boy’s ceremonial kimono. The kimono has a stunning hawk, along with a dramatic scene with samurai and hime (Heian era noblewoman). Mount Fuji can be seen on one sleeve and, on the other, scenery on a senmen (the paper part of a folding fan). Lots of gold urushi (Japanese lacquer) detailing. It also has 5 round mon (crests); the mon are oak leaves. Such exquisite textile art.

  • A spectacular display item and such a good size for that; big enough to be striking and impressive but not requiring a huge amount of space. This kimono is, of course, also very wearable. To display it you can hang it on a wood or bamboo pole (a little bit thinner than a broom handle, tie a string loop at the centre for hanging). The pole should be long enough to go from sleeve end to sleeve end. Pull the kimono’s fronts out to the sides (a little further out than seen in the photo below; pull out to the outer edge of sleeves) and just clip (or stitch) them to the outer edge of the sleeve, then hang it on the wall. You could also frame it or use a display stand like the one shown further down this page.

  • An Omiya-mairi kimono, for a child's first visit to a Shinto shrine

  • Beautiful for a boy but also a wonderful display item, requiring less space to display than an adult kimono

  • Made and bought in Japan. Synthetic silk.

  • The kimono is fastened with the attached front ties. You thread the tie on the inner front edge out through the armhole and round to the back, then take the one on the outer front edge round to the back and tie them. An obi/sash is usually worn on top, such as a soft heko obi, though, with the ties, not essential

  • 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



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Condition:
Excellent – very minor marks on the lining.

Measurements approx:
Sleeve end to sleeve end 95.9cm
Sleeve seam to sleeve seam 33.5cm
Length 98cm
Weight 1.1 kilo

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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If shown with a sash, the sash is not included; for display purposes only










An example, below, of a child’s kimono in a large frame (not the kimono offered for sale in this listing).


Below shows a way to display a child’s kimono, with a simply made, wooden stand.


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

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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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