Splendid Dragon Pattern Men's Hitoe Kimono - I wonder if Katsunari would dare to wear the symbol of the Dragon... He'd be openly showing his support for Ming, and Yae-hime wouldn't be a bit happy about that.
This is an antique Yogi fabric, with bold phoenix and 'kiri'(paulownia) design on the back, which is dyed on the deep ai colored background with Tsutsugaki technique. Asagi(pale blue) color and dynamic white lines are very impressive. It seems to be hand spun and woven cotton in early Meiji period(1868-1912). Textile is soft cotton. ICHIROYA