Vintage silkshiborihaori with a lovely flower design enhanced by graduated sunset bokashi (Japanese for shading) patterning created with the traditional Japanese craft of shibori, an intricate form of tie-dye.
An attractive shibori design jacket in graduated (bokashi) shades of orange, deep red & pink on a off-white background. The haori has a woven creammountain patternrinzu(damask) silk lining and fastens with white & cerise tipped ombre hand-braided silk himo ties. This kimono jacket would be a great summer cover-up to go with jeans and a t-shirt for a sophisticated casual look.
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.