1900 to Early Meji Hand Embroidered
Silk Crepe Re-tailored Uchikake Bridal Kimono Coat,
overall Lavishly embroidered Wisteria blossoms, &
abstract Water & Cloud Designs!
Batwing Sleeves, mid-thigh length, this kimono appears to
have been shortened
the original floor length.
Hem has been faced and hand stitched.
Fabric is a Light weight crinkle effect Crepe with a Full
Lining of ivory Silk.
is a very Unusual Garment!
oversized Kimono Collar has Several Layers, under the
Embroidered outer layer
a Coral Silk Layer, then a plain Ivory Silk Layer.
Sleeve Hems are also done to look like layers.
are Front Chinese Frogs for closure, probably added later.
Elaborate Overall Embroidered Design is Accented with Gold
are EXACT taken closed:
Length: 21" from collar seam
Slight overall aging, as would be expected on a garment this
age, there are areas of pale yellow on the lining.
the embroidery has Very Slight surface wear, the coral faux
lining has faded somewhat.
Sleeve edge has Beige Area. No Repairs or Mends, No stains
other than mentioned.
fade on the Darker colors, but still very Strong.