Retro 1970s Silk Tomesode - Black Embroidered Duck Hexagon Fading Hand Painted Tortoise Shell Kikko


This unique tomesode features two Japanese ducks, presumably hanging out around the various flowers portrayed in order to find some delicious food.
Hexagon patterns, also known as tortoise shell ("kikko"), are prominently featured as well, with the ducks both being inside of them. You can see that the white duck is in a lake or river, as it is on top of the water wave patterns.

This one also has a hiyoku, which is the extra thick layer of fabric at the bottom, which adds extra protection to the outer layer.

Width: 129cm
Length: 110cm
Sleeves (top to bottom): 49cm
Armpit to Armpit (back): 60cm
Chest (along the back fold): 114cm


Fabric Quality:
C - Some signs of age and use may be seen. The black fabric shows signs of fading. There is a stain in the middle of the back. (Outside)
See photos for condition/quality of the lining.

Dry Clean Only!

In stock in Japan

Shipping: Products in Japan ship within 1 business day, USA in 1-3. All orders include tracking.

Due to COVID-19 shipping difficulties, shipping times can't be guaranteed. Please keep an eye on your tracking information.

Products in Japan:

Due to shipping difficulties with Japan Post, we are shipping all products through Yamato Transport.
Global delivery estimated within 2-4 weeks.
1-3 Kimonos = $26 ($30 for Europe), 2-5 = $47 ($52), etc. Click here for shipping details. Click here for details on Europe import duties and taxes.

Products in USA:

Ships within USA and its territories only. No international shipping. Free shipping, with expedited options available.
USPS First Class: 3-5 Business Days
Priority Mail: 1-3 Business Days
Express: 1 Business Day
Cargo Ship Products have expected ship date listed on each item.

Quality Rank:
S = Near Mint Condition, No signs of aging, staining, or wear.
A = A very small amount of staining or aging can be seen.
B = Signs of use and a couple small stains or many tiny stains (such as dots from aging).
C = Stains are easy to spot, and may be large in size or contrast with the fabric.
D = A couple holes or large stains may be in the fabric. Significant signs of aging and use may also be seen.
E = Salvage only. Best used for wall decoration, informal events, or upcycling.


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