Traditional Embroidered Kuro Tomesode featuring Tsuru. This black kimono showcases beautifully hand-embroidered cranes, or Tsuru in Japanese, along with colorful Tanabe Noshi bands. The Tanabe Noshi motif adds cultural richness and timeless symbolism. Although this is a vintage piece, the kimono is in very good condition. The lining has some yellow stains, and there’s a barely visible stain on the back of the sleeves. Being a vintage/used piece, it may show some stains or defects. Rare
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.
- Kimono Kuro Tomesode vintage
- The kimono is in good condition, hand-stitched.
- Dimensions around: A – 128cm / B – 152cm / C – 31cm / D – 45cm.
- Black color.
- The price indicated is for the kimono alone, without accessories.
- Maintenance: Dry clean only.
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