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"Ume" Woman's Summer Haori
summer haori jacket


 
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Twisted Weave
Our Price: $50.00
Material: Synthetic
Length: 30"
Width: 50" Wrist to Wrist
Body: 43" Waist, 45" Hips
Condition: Excellent Vintage

Quantity in Stock:1
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Product Code: 0718WH10


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"Ume" Woman's Summer Haori

Layering is so important for kimono-wearing - even in the hot and humid days of summer in Japan. Vintage summer haori typically have an open weave that allows cooling air to flow between the layers, and often have a design woven on the back.

This summer haori is black on the outside and red on the inside - woven with a twisted technique that allows the red to tint through the black. Plum blossoms ("ume") are scattered about along with bamboo and a meandering stream that flows across the back seam and extends to the front.

These light weight haori jackets are great to throw on when you want something over your shoulders as you move from the summer heat into an air conditioned restaurant, theater, or office. They're also modest cover ups at the beach or poolside. Even though they tend to be dark colors, the open weave is really cooling. We like them over a little black dress for a night on the town.

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