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Kimono - Artifacts

Formal Kimono for Older Woman Black silk robe with Yuzen-zome dyed wagon wheel motif at lower hem at both fronts. The top half of the Wagon wheels show in white, light blue and beige color. On the wagon wheels are floral design of clover, pinks. In front of the wheels are white outlines of suzuki (pampas grass.) There are five white mon family crests in the shape of the mygoa (ginger family plant). On the center back, the back sleeves and both sides of the chest. The collar is wide so that it can be folded in half length wise. It is lined with white silk crepe. The body of the kimono is unlined.
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