'Hishigata' Haori

  • A winter-weight Haori in hushed tones for those who prefer to slip through the crowd without making a scene. The quiet achiever. This 'Diamond Shapes' vintage silk (possibly wool and silk mix) haori sports indigo and maroonish red details through the diamond shapes on a grey-blue background. We see feet up in front of a crackling fire, a good book and warm sake in the future for this number!

    The lining is in cream silk with Chrysanthemum motifs and the braided tassel ties are ice mint green silk - they tuck away nicely if the haori is worn open.

     

    In perfect condition externally, however, there is a fair degree of age spotting on the inner lining which cannot be seen when worn or displayed.

    Note - Please Read before purchase:

    Kimono and Haori are generally made, for wearing on smaller framed, not too tall bodies - however if worn as an open jacket there is generally enough room in the sleeve area and in length to be worn by several sizes larger and taller than originally intended. However there is no guarantee it will sit perfectly on your body shape. Let's call it freestyle!

    As we take every measure to ensure you are advised of the correct sizing prior to purchase - we ask you to please be aware that we don't refund for garments chosen in error. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any queries regarding dimensions before purchase.

    All vintage and antique kimono and haori were hand made. Therefore you may see some loose, temporary stitches around edges of sleeves, hems and collars on our kimonos. These stitches, called shitsuke ito, are kept in place to assist the valuable kimono in retaining its shape and alignment. In Japan the stitches are normally removed before wearing then restitched again after cleaning and before storage, for the same reasons as above. We like the look of authenticity they bring so feel free to retain them if you like, or remove them before wearing.

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