An antique 1950s light blue mens silkjubanwith a striking design navy wave design featuring Mt Fuji and a roaring dragon created with the traditional art of shibori.
Mount Fuji is the most iconic of Japan's sacred mountains and became popular as a motif in the Edo era. In Japanese culture the dragon symbolizes wealth and power & is used as a symbol of Spring.This100% silk crepe juban with pale grey silk lining is in very good vintage condition with a small smudge mark on the front left lapel.
Shibori is a traditional manual resist dyeing technique in which tiny sections of light-weight silk are bound with thread to produce the design before dyeing. Learn more about the art of shiborihere
These handpicked 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.