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"Woven Wonder" Vintage Haori

"Woven Wonder" Vintage Haori

Woven Wonder

Regular price $75.00
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  • Ships from NY
  • One-of-a-kind
  • Sourced from Japan

This listing is for a vintage Japanese haori jacket that would have been worn on top of a vintage kimono on a chilly day.  Black haori like this are sometimes called "visiting haori" since they were worn for sem-formal occasions, like attending a community gathering.

This haori is a woven wonder.  The silk jacquard features a tone-on-tone jumble of mid-century abstract elements (see photo). And on top of that is a series of folding fan shapes, each filled with a floral design in red, green, or silver. Elegant and classic with a retro, throw-back feel.  Likely from the 1950s or earlier.

A stitched paulownia crest at the neck.  Nice silk lining.

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 - 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 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. Add one from the tab below this description.

To learn more about the different styles of kimono jacket, watch the video below.

Length: 32"
Width: 49"
Body/Hips: 43"
Made In (Estimated): 1950s
Condition: Excellent Vintage
Fiber: Silk
Technique: Woven, Jacquard
Colors: Black, Red, Silver, Green
Motifs: Fans, Mid-century, Retro Design


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