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MEIJI ERA MURASAKI MONTSUKI WITH FREE HAND YUZEN AND TSURU MON

This is one ot the prettiest of its kind. THe gradation dyed purple is elegant. The yuzen hand painting is the ultimate of wearable art. The murasaki (purple) silk is decorated in a pattern of large peonies, pine boughs and cranes. The elaborate decoration on the hem is unique to this era. Please notice the large mon, also indicative of the era. The hem's design is augmented by hand embroidery. The family crest is a crane motif known as a “god crest”. It indicates the family is associated with a shrine or place of worship. The tomesode is fully lined in scarlet and its in good condition. 48 x 57 sleeves 25

US$2590

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