" Vintage Japanese handpainted black light weight silk crepe Tomesode with 5 mon (family crest) most formal wear kimono. The pattern is delicately painted with touches of silk embroidery on the front half and inside the bottom half also. The classic pattern of bold poenies and buds in ivory are shaded in soft rose as well as the mums. The daisies are ivory and lavender with gold centers. The red crested black tipped feathered cranes are ivory to sage green as well as the pine boughs. The smaller peonies and leaves are in peach with shades of sage green. There are river rocks and clouds and small irises depicted also in lavender and earth tones. The overall affect is pastel to soft earth tones. As seen in the images, the painting is beautifully executed. The body of the lining is traditional red scarf silk and the bottom lining is the black crepe with the handpainting continuing." Excellent condition. 58" from the neckline to the hem.