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"Sunburst" Woman's Haori
"Sunburst" Woman's Haori


 
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Beautifully bright
Our Price: $125.00
Sale Price: $99.00
Material: Silk
Length: 28"
Width: 50" Wrist to Wrist
Body: 44" Waist, 45" Hips
Condition: Excellent Vintage

Quantity in Stock:1
Shipping: Orders received before 11am EST ship same day via USPS. Otherwise, next business day.
Product Code: 0318WHG12


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"Sunburst" Woman's Haori

A bright kimono jacket in orange, yellow, and green with a pattern of triangles. Kaneko Shibori dots make up the design with larger white circles in the center of the sunbursts. So much handwork! Pastel floral lining.

Haori do not cross over or tie with a sash, like a kimono does - they are meant to be worn open to reveal a bit of what is worn beneath.

Shibori is "Japanese tie-dye", where an artisan stitches along a stenciled image on the fabric, pulling the threads tightly to create a resist. The fabric is then dyed and when the threads are released, the pattern is revealed. There are dozens of shibori techniques, with the most common these days called kaneko (referring to the spots on a fawn), where an often elaborate pattern is created by hundreds of tiny dots. Kyoto is famous for this kaneko style. Watch the video below to learn more.

Shibori Technique

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