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Sprays of Plum Blossom, Hand-Painted Look, Gradation Dyed, with Woven Pattern, Michiyuki, Hitokoshi Crepe Silk: Haori Kimono Jacket

Sprays of Plum Blossom, Hand-Painted Look, Gradation Dyed, with Woven Pattern, Michiyuki, Hitokoshi Crepe Silk: Haori Kimono Jacket

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: silk, crepe, hitokoshi
  • Favorited by: 9 people
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Description

This is a beautiful haori/michiyuki, gradation dyed and possibly hand-painted, over a lovely pattern of satin-finished, woven plum blossoms. The gradations are softly done, and the pattern is beautifully woven and delicately colored. It's lined with a creamy rinzu silk satin, which has charming splashes of blue for the floral centers (final photo). As with most michiyuki I have seen, this one fastens with an inside tie and snaps, which have decorative buttons over them on the outside and has a loop at the back of the neck for hanging. Like all crepe fabrics, due to the highly twisted thread with which it's woven, this has very nice drape and is pretty wrinkle resistant. This haori is in very good vintage condition although it has a tiny flaw, which may be a stain but I suspect is a splash of light dye, a tiny light spot on the lower left sleeve (second and fourth photos), I had to look for it as it's not at all obvious.

(Hitokoshi crepe is flat or plain woven of crepe-spun thread, not nubby as many crepes in this country.) Haori are meant to be worn open, and the sleeves are often between bracelet length and 3/4 length, not necessarily to the wrist. It's about 44.5 inches around at the waist, about 50.6 inches from sleeve to sleeve, and 34 inches from shoulder to hem.

More information:
Hitokoshi is a variety of Japanese chirimen crepe which is smooth rather than the woven texture of many chirimen crepe fabrics. But even though smooth in texture (not satin-smooth, but flat-woven) it is woven of crepe-spun thread, and so has all the characteristics of crepe fabrics such as great drape and wrinkle resistance.

Please check my shop for more lovely kimono, obi and haori fabrics, and for vintage haori.

I am no expert on kimono or fabrics, just fiber artist with a deep love of beautiful textiles. But I have been collecting and working with kimono for a number of years, so feel free to ask any questions you might have and I will tell you what I can.

I have fibromyalgia, I don't have the energy to iron, and this is vintage kimono fabric which has been stored for years. I have not noticed any stains or spots, but it may have age- or storage-related imperfections. When I find these, I state them. As is normal with vintage items, this item is sold as is.

US shipping is by Priority mail and is only minimally insured. Should you wish it more fully insured or sent by another option, convo me. If sent under-insured I can not be held responsible should something go wrong in the shipping. I try to refund overage on shipping charges. International shipping is insured when you pay with Etsy rather than PayPal.

I don't accept returns unless the item has been grossly misrepresented, but please let me know if you are unhappy with it when you receive it. If there is a problem, please contact me before leaving negative feedback. I prefer to have happy, satisfied customers! Thanks.

Pet-friendly, smoke-free home.
This is a beautiful haori/michiyuki, gradation dyed and possibly hand-painted, over a lovely pattern of satin-finished, woven plum blossoms. The gradations are softly done, and the pattern is beautifully woven and delicately colored. It's lined with a creamy rinzu silk satin, which has charming splashes of blue for the floral centers (final photo). As with most michiyuki I have seen, this one fastens with an inside tie and snaps, which have decorative buttons over them on the outside and has a loop at the back of the neck for hanging. Like all crepe fabrics, due to the highly twisted thread with which it's woven, this has very nice drape and is pretty wrinkle resistant. This haori is in very good vintage condition although it has a tiny flaw, which may be a stain but I suspect is a splash of light dye, a tiny light spot on the lower left sleeve (second and fourth photos), I had to look for it as it's not at all obvious.

(Hitokoshi crepe is flat or plain woven of crepe-spun thread, not nubby as many crepes in this country.) Haori are meant to be worn open, and the sleeves are often between bracelet length and 3/4 length, not necessarily to the wrist. It's about 44.5 inches around at the waist, about 50.6 inches from sleeve to sleeve, and 34 inches from shoulder to hem.

More information:
Hitokoshi is a variety of Japanese chirimen crepe which is smooth rather than the woven texture of many chirimen crepe fabrics. But even though smooth in texture (not satin-smooth, but flat-woven) it is woven of crepe-spun thread, and so has all the characteristics of crepe fabrics such as great drape and wrinkle resistance.

Please check my shop for more lovely kimono, obi and haori fabrics, and for vintage haori.

I am no expert on kimono or fabrics, just fiber artist with a deep love of beautiful textiles. But I have been collecting and working with kimono for a number of years, so feel free to ask any questions you might have and I will tell you what I can.

I have fibromyalgia, I don't have the energy to iron, and this is vintage kimono fabric which has been stored for years. I have not noticed any stains or spots, but it may have age- or storage-related imperfections. When I find these, I state them. As is normal with vintage items, this item is sold as is.

US shipping is by Priority mail and is only minimally insured. Should you wish it more fully insured or sent by another option, convo me. If sent under-insured I can not be held responsible should something go wrong in the shipping. I try to refund overage on shipping charges. International shipping is insured when you pay with Etsy rather than PayPal.

I don't accept returns unless the item has been grossly misrepresented, but please let me know if you are unhappy with it when you receive it. If there is a problem, please contact me before leaving negative feedback. I prefer to have happy, satisfied customers! Thanks.

Pet-friendly, smoke-free home.

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Returns and exchange details
Cut fabrics are not returnable, unless an item is grossly misrepresented. Likewise, vintage items are sold "As is." But should you have a problem with an item, I would rather work with you to resolve it than to have you feel that negative feedback is your only recourse, so please contact me. I do want to make customers happy!

Shipping policies

My shipping rates are set high enough to cover any combination of items and make sure I'm not losing money on shipping (yes, this has happened), as my prices for kimono textiles are as reasonable as possible. Different fabrics, whether yardage or garments, weigh quite different amounts, hence the initially high shipping charge. That does temporarily mean that customers purchasing several items often overpay on shipping--but it's temporary as my policy is to refund overcharges on shipping, which I do when packing orders in order to have accurate weights when I purchase postage.

I use recycled--and recyclable--materials where possible, especially in shipping, and otherwise tend to use the best possible materials. I include a packing slip for extra assurance in the rare case a package is damaged in shipping. I generally pack an item or items in a plastic bag which, unfortunately, my suppliers do use. These are plastic bags which have contained textile items, not bags from other sources, so you need not fear that other substances will stain your items.

Similarly I nearly always use manila envelopes or Priority envelopes/boxes, both of which can be recycled. If you prefer that I package your items in plastic, please let me know and I will do my best to accommodate your preferences.

In general, I ship by the least expensive option although I ship Priority once a domestic order reaches approximately $7.00 in shipping charges, so that your order is covered by insurance. Because each of my items weighs a different amount, I have not priced the various shipping alternatives. If you prefer a faster method, or want to add insurance, convo me and I will work out a price quote for you.
My shipping rates are set high enough to cover any combination of items and make sure I'm not losing money on shipping (yes, this has happened), as my prices for kimono textiles are as reasonable as possible. Different fabrics, whether yardage or garments, weigh quite different amounts, hence the initially high shipping charge. That does temporarily mean that customers purchasing several items often overpay on shipping--but it's temporary as my policy is to refund overcharges on shipping, which I do when packing orders in order to have accurate weights when I purchase postage.

I use recycled--and recyclable--materials where possible, especially in shipping, and otherwise tend to use the best possible materials. I include a packing slip for extra assurance in the rare case a package is damaged in shipping. I generally pack an item or items in a plastic bag which, unfortunately, my suppliers do use. These are plastic bags which have contained textile items, not bags from other sources, so you need not fear that other substances will stain your items.

Similarly I nearly always use manila envelopes or Priority envelopes/boxes, both of which can be recycled. If you prefer that I package your items in plastic, please let me know and I will do my best to accommodate your preferences.

In general, I ship by the least expensive option although I ship Priority once a domestic order reaches approximately $7.00 in shipping charges, so that your order is covered by insurance. Because each of my items weighs a different amount, I have not priced the various shipping alternatives. If you prefer a faster method, or want to add insurance, convo me and I will work out a price quote for you.

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