robe

Japanese silk robe with square sleeves, front opening, with a red silk lining and a padded hem. Jacquard all over design with flying cranes, chrysanthemums and hexagonal figures in gold and pale grey on an indigo background. For a high class owner and with short sleeves, indicating it was for an older woman. From the Meiji Period.

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