An antique mens cotton muslinjubanwith a bold printed repeat design featuring a swooping dragon & phoenix highlighted in gold (kinsai) on a dark teal blue background . This would make a stylish wrap for either a man or a woman.
In Japanese tradition, the dragon is considered the counterpart of the phoenix and when placed together the two creatures present conflict and wedded bliss. The dragon is the male counterpart while the Phoenix stands for the female. This unlinedjuban is in excellent antique condition & has a navy blue silk collar.
In contrast to women's kimono, men's kimonos are typically in subdued, darker colours with subtle patterns and textures, however thejuban, worn as a secondary layer under the kimono is often richly patterned or may have a hand-painted design.
These handpicked, hand-sewn, artisan made vintage & antique pieces are imported directly from Japan. Sometimes they may exhibit slight signs of wear or very faint blemishes as part of their vintage nature, but overall are in excellent condition and suitable for wearing.