This Juban features a classical chrysanthemum pattern Rinzu silk with romantic rainbow colour base.
Juban was traditionally worn as underwear of kimono. Nowadays it is widely loved by kimono lovers who prefer casual way of wearing, because of its lightweight and versatility.
Chrysanthemum is a key art and cultural motif, playing a major part in traditional Chinese and Japanese poems and paintings. Regarded as 'the noble gentleman of all flowers' in China for thousands of years, Chrysanthemum is not only the emblem of the Imperial Family in Japan, it also symbolises royalty, longevity and rejuvenation.
The Chrysanthemum Festival is celebrated on the ninth day of the ninth month in the lunar calendar. It is an old Chinese custom that made its way to Japan and was adopted mainly at court. On that day, activities including drinking sake with chrysanthemum petals floating in it, which is believed to ward off malevolence and ensure a long life.
Handcrafted in Japan
In excellent condition
Dry clean recommended
Delicate cold hand washable with mild detergent
BELT NOT INCLUDED
Approximate measurements for reference:
Length (along central back seam): 120cm
Sleeve Length: 31cm
Sleeve Width: 45cm
Underarm to Underarm (top bust half circle): 58cm
Left Sleeve edge to Right sleeve edge ( total length of two sleeves plus shoulder width): 122cm
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.