- A gorgeous, deep purple, silk haori, with houou (phoenix), plant and geometric patterns in the weave and a kiri (paulownia) design in a mix of hand painted textile art and metallic embroidery. This haori is a real beauty. *NOTE* sashes not included, shown for display purposed only.
- Kiri (paulownia), in Japanese folklore, is said to have the only branches that a phoenix will land on.
- Any large white stitches on this haori are just shitsuke (large, loose, white, basting stitches). The Japanese put these in to keep the edges neat during storage; they are easy to remove and just get pulled out before wearing
- Made and bought in Japan
- In Japan, haori are not normally worn with a sash or belt, they are worn loosely, on top of a kimono and obi, but they also look great with a belt and with western world clothing
- You can wear most lined haoris inside out, as they are so exquisitely made that all the seams are hidden both inside and out, and this lining would look fabulous worn on the outside.
- Type: A Japanese haori, a long jacket, with swinging sleeves, traditionally worn over a Japanese kimono
- Awase (fully lined)
Sleeve end to sleeve end 134cm
Sleeve seam to sleeve seam 67.5cm
Japanese clothing is usually of adjustable fit, being mostly wrap-over or tie-to-fit items, so most garments fit a range