Hyakutoku kimono (百徳着物) is a type of silk patched kimono, a traditional Japanese garment worn by both men and women.
"Hyakutoku" means "one hundred virtues" in Japanese. This type of kimono is known for its unique design, which features various symbols and motifs representing different virtues or qualities, such as longevity, wisdom, happiness, and luck. These symbols may include cranes, turtles, bamboo, plum blossoms, and other elements.
Hyakutoku kimono is often worn on special occasions such as weddings, graduations, and other formal events. It is also sometimes worn by performers of traditional Japanese arts such as dance and music.
Overall, the hyakutoku-kimono is a beautiful and symbolic garment that represents the values and traditions of Japanese culture.
A nice collector's item, but there are a few places where it's torn. So please use it more for display.
color to bottom edge: 58cm (22in),
Sleeve Edge to Edge Across Shoulders:64cm (25in)
Armpit to armpit: 53cm (21in)
Vintage Japanese patched silk Hyakutoku kimono vest
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