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"Plum Blossoms" Woman's Summer Haori
summer haori jacket


 
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Ro Silk
Our Price: $50.00
Material: Silk
Length: 29"
Width: 51" Wrist to Wrist
Body: 46" Waist/Hips
Condition: Excellent Vintage

Quantity in Stock:1
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Product Code: 0718WH9


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"Plum Blossoms" 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 a lovely plum color and is a semi-sheer, open weave ("ro") silk. On the back is a woven design of swirling water and plum blossoms ("ume") flowing vertically from back to 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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