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Shippou Komon Kimono - wafuku.co.uk 1
  • A gorgeous komon kimono, with multicoloured shippou (interlocking circles) design.
  • Komon kimonos and iro-muji kimonos are becoming more and more rare as they are not made much anymore, since kimono makers tend to make only very formal, ornate kimonos and summer lightweight cotton yukata kimonos because very few people in Japan wear kimono all the time nowadays.
  • Rinzu (satin) weave silkMade and bought in JapanMore photos below
  • Silk
  • Awase (lined).
  • Type: A komon kimono. This style is considered casual and may be worn around town or dressed up with a formal obi for a restaurant. Both married and unmarried women may wear this type of kimono. The most useful of all the kimono types. Komon kimonos and iro-muji kimonos are becoming more and more rare as they are not made much anymore, since kimono makers tend to make only very formal, ornate kimonos and summer lightweight cotton yukata kimonos because very few people in Japan wear kimono all the time nowadays.

 

Condition: 
Excellent 

Measurements:

Sleeve end to sleeve end 130cm
Sleeve seam to sleeve seam (yuki) 66cm
Length 156cm

Colourful Shippou Komon Kimono

SKU: wk501
£120.00 Regular Price
£102.00Sale Price
  • Kimono require a sash to hold them closed. This is always bought separately. Men usually wear a kaku obi with their kimono or, casually at home, a soft heko obi

    Sizing: 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. Check length given for the garment, then measure from base of back of your neck down to judge that length on you
    Also 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

    Some of my garments have white stitching (shitsuke) round the outside edges to keep the edges flat during long periods of storage, these stitches just get pulled out before wearing the garment

    Cleaning: Be very cautious about washing kimonos. All cleaning is done entirely at your own risk, as is standard with all vintage garments and items. I would advise only dry cleaning

    Colour: Please be aware that different monitors display colour slightly differently. Therefore the colour in the photos and description is a guide only

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