Water Ripples Embroidery-Look Orange Kimono Silk 14" x 43". #4254
Solid bright orange vintage kimono silk with lots of dimension and texture. The raised dots-and flowers patterns are created with a complex jacquard known as fukureori in Japan, and it looks embroidered. The flowers appear to be creating ripples and tiny waves in the water. Beautiful light-play from the combination of several different weaves. This was surely a special, elegant kimono, probably for cooler weather as it is a bit heavier than most kimono silk. It has a bit of thickness and body, not much drape. Rich orange color. Perfect condition. Japan.