Black silk vintage kimono in excellent condition with a printed image of Lady Murasaki Shikibu
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Black silk vintage Kimono Murasaki Shikibu. Made of black silk, it features an image of Lady Murasaki Shikibu, the famous author of the Japanese novel “The Tale of Genji”, surrounded by Kiku flowers embroidered with golden thread. Although vintage, this kimono is in excellent condition. Unique piece.
The Kuro Tomesode is a specific type of Japanese kimono. “Kuro” means “black” in Japanese, and “Tomesode” refers to a formal kimono primarily worn by married women on special occasions.
The Kuro Tomesode stands out with its predominantly black color and elegant design. It is often adorned with intricate patterns and delicate embroideries, typically located at the bottom of the kimono. The motifs used on the Kuro Tomesode can vary, but they are often symbolic and carry deep meaning. For example, floral, bird, or landscape motifs may represent wishes for happiness, prosperity, or conjugal love.
Tomesode is a type of Japanese traditional clothing and is the highest-ranked formal dress worn by married women. Within the hierarchy of kimonos, the tomesode is the most formal and equivalent to Western evening wear.
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