Arrow of Love Taisho Style Antique Silk Kimono
Arrow of Love Taisho Style Antique Silk Kimono
Arrow of Love Taisho Style Antique Silk Kimono
Arrow of Love Taisho Style Antique Silk Kimono
Arrow of Love Taisho Style Antique Silk Kimono
Arrow of Love Taisho Style Antique Silk Kimono
Arrow of Love Taisho Style Antique Silk Kimono

Arrow of Love Taisho Style Antique Silk Kimono

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This kimono features a very classical motif of Taisho period, the Arrow Feather, or Yabane, which literally means “arrow” and “feather”, a symbol of good luck.

It is became popular among female students during Taisho period.
Arrow feather motif evoked the straight, unchanging and not returnable character of the arrow.
Once shot thus a form of determination makes it a good wish for happy blessing marriage.
In Buddhism, the arrow and bow represent the fight against evil. In the Shinto temples, at New Year’s Eve, “hamaya” decorative demon-killing arrows, are sold as good luck charms.

Handcrafted in Japan

In excellent condition

Dry Clean only

BELT NOT INCLUDED

Approximate measurements for reference:

Length (along central back seam): 144cm

Sleeve Length: 32cm

Sleeve Width: 54cm

Underarm to Underarm (top bust half circle): 56.5cm

Left Sleeve edge to Right sleeve edge ( total length of two sleeves plus shoulder width): 122.5cm

All vintage and pre-loved unicorn items have their stories. There may be some signs of wear, to state their uniqueness. Please keep this in mind when making your purchase.

Please note due to individual device, light and other factors, colour may appear to be slightly varied.

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