Polka Dot Shibori Batik Silk Kimono Jacket

A circa 1970's Japanese fine silk Kimono jacket. It has a lovely hand-tied polka dot shibori batik finish to the outer and is fully lined with silk. A unique hand-made and high-quality example of Japanese textile art. 

Due to the intricate nature, shibori is one of the most expensive and labour intensive ways of dying fabric. Learn about Shibori here.

 

PLACE OF ORIGIN Japan
DATE OF MANUFACTURE circa 1970's
MATERIAL 100% silk outer, 100% silk lining
CONDITION Very good vintage condition overall. There is some minor age spotting visible on some of the white shibori 'dots'. Silk lining may have some minor imperfections.
MEASUREMENTS: total length: approx 80cm. Bust circumference approx 120cm

*Please note that colours may appear slightly differently on screen.

*Only one of each style and size pictured is available due to the unique hand-made vintage nature of the jackets.

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