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"Incense Kanji" Vintage Haori
vintage Japanese haori kimono jacket

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Faux Shibori
Our Price: $75.00
Material: Silk
Length: 35"
Width: 50"
Body: 41"
Condition: Excellent Vintage

Quantity in Stock:1
Product Code: 0922WH3

Add a display rod?:
60" Wooden Display Rod - $44 - Brown (US addresses only) [Add $44.00]
60" Wooden Display Rod - $44 - Natural (US addresses only) [Add $44.00]
60" Wooden Display Rod - $49 - Black (US addresses only) [Add $49.00]
60" Wooden Display Rod - $49 - Red (US addresses only) [Add $49.00]

Add A Himo Pair?:
No thanks
Yes - Please Pick a Pair That Goes Well (add $5) [Add $5.00]

This listing is for a vintage Japanese haori jacket that would have been worn on top of a vintage kimono on a chilly day. The retro feel of the patterning suggests it might be from the 1940s or 1950s.

The patterning of this haori relates to the kodo - the study of scent as expressed with incense. The large angled character comes from a game called genji-ko in which the players try to identify the symbols and scents.

The silk has a soft cotton feel and the colors includes shades of yellow and golden brown.The characters are made with white shibori-like dots but were likely done with a stencil. Makes a great display!

There is a tear in the lining - see last photo - that we can make a simple repair if the buyer requests it, but it may be better left as-is if the piece is for a collection or display.

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. An optional accessory is the haori himo - the little woven ties that are hooked to the little fabric loops that you'll find on at the mid-front of the haori - but they are sold separately. We'll select one that goes with this haori if you pick the Add A Himo Pair ($5) option above. To choose a pair of our fancier himo, CLICK HERE.

Going to display this haori? We offer wooden display rods in four colors to choose from. To see the options, CLICK HERE.

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