Vintage silkshiborihaori with pretty chrysanthemum motifs. This kimono jacket would be a great summer cover-up for a sophisticated casual look.
The chrysanthemum (kiku-no-hana ) is a symbol of the Emperor and Imperial family & is also often used as an emblem of autumn. Red chrysanthemums are given to the person you love. The haori has a white silk lining with a stylized pink butterfly print and fastens with white & cerise ombre hand-braided silk himo ties.
Chuu hitta kanoko shibori is made by binding tiny sections of light-weight silk with thread to produce the design before dyeing. With chuu hitta kanoko the edges of the squares are not crisp and the circles in the middle are of varying size.