Yamato Kimono black color with crane and Tanabe Noshi patterns. This is a magnificent Kuro Tomesode kimono in black, adorned with stunning flying crane motifs, complemented by touches of golden embroidery and golden Tanabe Noshi stripes with pearlescent effects. this kimono is in good condition and is crafted from a beautiful quality crepe fabric by the Yamato brand, a kimono boutique founded in Tokyo in 1917. Yamato is renowned for its long-standing tradition of quality and craftsmanship in kimono-making. the Tanabe Noshi pattern is an elegant variation of the Noshi, a traditional Japanese ornament symbolizing longevity and prosperity. The kimono has a slightly noticeable color loss in the upper left corner (which can be retouched by a professional) and a barely visible wear mark on the collar due to use. however, the exterior and patterns remain in very good condition. Being a vintage/used piece, it may show some stains or defects.
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/ used.
- The kimono is in a very good condition, hand-stitched. Has a slightly noticeable color loss in the upper left corner (which can be retouched by a professional) and a barely visible wear mark on the collar due to use.
- Dimensions around: A – 128cm / B – 158cm / C – 31cm / D – 47cm.
- Black color.
- The price indicated is for the kimono alone, without accessories.
- Maintenance: Dry clean only.
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