Vintage Set of Two White Japanese Wedding Kimono. For your consideration is this vintage set of two white silk Japanese kimono. This shirokakeshita has a lightly padded hem and is meant to be tied shut with an obi. It is common for the bride to wear a shiromuku on top of the shirokakeshita for a shinto wedding ceremony. The matching shiromuku, or white uchikake, has a heavily padded hem and is worn without an obi.
The uchikake is only worn during the wedding ceremony or while photos are being taken. The pattern on this set includes floral and the geometric "sayagata" or fretwork design.
There are some marks and patina on these vintage kimono which do not affect the beauty of the items. It has been said that patina gives an object character. It is the subtle color change that creates a true antique.Wrist to wrist: 52 inches. Wrist to wrist: 50 inches.
Feel free to ask questions or request more photos. After being stationed in Japan in the military, Richard, our shop's owner, took an interest in fine Asian textiles. Stop in and see what we have to offer! The item "Set of Two White Japanese Wedding Kimono Shiromuku Uchikake & Shirokakeshita" is in sale since Wednesday, June 5, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Japanese\Kimonos". The seller is "windwhisperwest-biz" and is located in Wabasha, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.