Vintage Purple Floral Silk Kimono - Vintage Japanese Kimono Robe H546
Hand stitched by kimono makers in Japan. This is a women's robe and it is fully lined. It's soft and drapes well.
The fabric is a very smooth purple silk which has been hand dyed with a floral print against tiny speckles. The flowers appear on the left shoulder and sleeve, bottom left front panel,
back right shoulder and back hem.
There is some spotting on the lighter areas and the collar, which folds in half inward, has some fading. It is hard to see the small imperfections on the photos so you
know that they are not major flaws. The last photo shows a spot on the lining along the lower right collar band.
Measures 52" from sleeve tip to tip and 61.5" from back neck to the hem.
Chest is 46", hip is 46", sleeve length from shoulder seam to wrist is 13" and the drop from the shoulder to the bottom edge is 19".
Kimono are long because in Japan they take a horizontal tuck at the waist and wrap the fabric with the obi to keep it in place.
Properly wrapped this would fit about a size 12-14-16 but you could wear it overlapped more loosely or open over pants. You can also display this backwards on the wall with a rod and open the bottom in a fan shape to get a full