Short name: antique shibori chirimen silk kimono w/ flying manji
Material: Chirimen Silk
Condition: Very Good
Size: A (neck to hem) = 127 cm , B (neck to sleeve end) = 63 cm , C (sleeve drop) = 49 cm
Pattern/Technique: Shibori hand tie dye
antique shibori dyed chirimen silk short kimono with a flying manji pattern. Shibori is a laborious hand tied tie dye method that involves each individual dot being carefully tied off and the whole surface in this case, being covered in minute dots.. the surface is characteristically bumpy, proof that this was indeed a hand made process and not screened to look like the real thing.