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"Fancy Fog" Vintage Kimono

"Fancy Fog" Vintage Kimono

Woven Motif

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  • Ships from NY
  • One-of-a-kind
  • Sourced from Japan

This listing is for a vintage Japanese kimono from the Fuller Collection (see details of that below).

This kimono is likely from the 1950s, as suggested by the patterning and medium weight of the silk.  The background is a dark blueish-purple and the patterning is a stylized version of the "fog" motif, which is more typically a horizontal motif, though it is vertical on this kimono! 

Woven in gold, white, or red, the fog seems to frame the collar area and then trail down the front.   Red upper and pink lower linings.

Note in last photo that there is very light blemish on one of the fog elements in the lower front panel, but it does not detract from the wearability of the kimono. 

We do offer hanging rods for displaying kimono - add one from the tab below if desired. If you'd like to wear this kimono with a traditional obi, browse our Obi For Sale page; or for a more casual look, add a Simple Sash at check out.

See video below for how to put on a kimono.

The Fuller Collection – originally over 2000 kimono – was the passion and pride of Richard Fuller of Chicago, IL and Wabasha,MN. Richard served as a US Marine in post-war Japan, and there began his love of and appreciation for vintage Japanese kimono – especially wedding kimono. Richard saw that the mastery and artisanship of traditional Japanese textile techniques was waning – threatening to die out altogether – which sparked his mission to promote this industry and preserve what he could. Click here to read one of his interviews.

Together with his wife Janith, Richard invested in thousands of kimono and obi, opening Wind Whisper West, a kimono gallery in Wabasha, MN in 2003. Most of the collection was sold there, but several hundred pieces remain. Richard passed in 2020, and Janith has consigned the remainder of the collection to Kyoto Kimono to offer through our website. We are honored and proud to be stewarding the Fuller Collection as each piece finds its new home and continues to bring wonder and beauty to admirers around the world.

Length: 60"
Width: 50"
Body/Hips: 43"
Made In (Estimated): 1950s
Condition: Very Good Vintage
Fiber: Silk
Technique: Woven
Colors: Purple, Gold, Red
Motifs: Fog, Abstract


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