An unusual and rare chirimen silk antique tomesode featuring yuzen-painted depictions of various men and women from the Heian period on a dark green background. Silk embroidery and freehand painted highlights. This is a winter kimono, as all but the upper doura inner lining has two sets of cloths, including the collar. The orange-red doura (inner upper lining) is of beni (safflower) dye). Five mon. 49" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 60" height.