Woman's loosely woven grey silk crêpe kimono, hand-painted in the lower half only with a scene of cranes in, and circling around, the branches of a pine tree. The design is offset by the greenish-grey ground colour (which would have been added afterwards). The colour at the shoulder is deeper, and lightens to almost white with soft edges behind the illustrated area. In addition, many of the birds have been embroidered in black, white, gold, and red threads. There are three mon on the back. Lined in red, the lining is extended at the hem to wrap around the padding. The outer material is then top stitched to it. The inner edges of the sleeves are left open revealing the red lining.
- Made in: Japan
- Length: 126 centimetres
- Width: 154 centimetres
- 87JP043 (Aranow no.)
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Object reference number: JCR17887
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