Shimaiya posted this delicately balanced kimono with an obi that is between cream and gold. It echoes the motif of the kimono brilliantly in both color and line style. The light lines around the hexagons in the obi reflect the lines of grass and the flowers of this houmongi.
A relatively heavy man’s silk kimono featuring various patterns - each pattern is unique, and each seems to have been laid down via time-consuming pigment penciling. Early Showa Period (1927-1940), Japan. The Kimono Gallery