The Geisha District, Kanazawa

The Geisha District, Kanazawa

Kikuya Vintage Silk Ikat Kimono

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Destination: Kanazawa, Japan

We love the bold graphic design of this wine-red silk ikat kimono, which we found in the city of Kaga, just about a half-hour’s drive from Kanazawa. It’s named after the Fukagawa woman who many consider the first modern geisha. 


Literally translated, the word “geisha” means “art-doer.” It’s a fitting description of women who are masters not only of traditional Japanese dance and music, but also of the art of communication, keeping co... Read More

Details and Dimensions

Sleeve to sleeve: 48", Length: 56"
Silk, Lined in red and beige cotton. Shows some wear and has been repaired in places. While this is a vintage piece and would look stunning on a wall, it's in great shape and could also be worn.

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