Japanese Uchikake
Meiji Period, 1870s.
Yuzen dyeing and sumi-e hand painting; tiny gold embroidered accents. Five butterfly crests (mon). This rare and truly stunning early kimono, with excellent painting, is in superb condition. The painting around the hem continues in nearly identical form across all of the lining inside.  49" across the shoulders; 64"long.   SALE:  $1950

K-7625  Back view below
              Detail of mon below
              Large detail photo
              Large full view, front
              Large full view, spread

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