A cushion cover made from a vintage kimono. We paid close attention to details such as the placement of the pattern and the color scheme of the piping. It's all one of a kind.
By applying gold tape to the flower wheel, it seems to stand out three-dimensionally. By coloring the green piping, the white kimono fabric pattern used for the side panels also stands out.
A Hanaguruma is a design that combines the imperial carriage and flowers that have been used since the Heian period (794-1192). The flower wheel is a gorgeous dynasty-like pattern that can be seen after the Edo period (1603-1868). When flower arrangement was born in the Muromachi period (1136-1573), it became a custom for the upper classes, such as nobles and samurai, to decorate their homes with flowers. The flower wheel pattern followed this trend, and it seems that it was adopted as a motif for kimono patterns in the Edo period.
Chrysanthemum flower; characterized by vivid colors and shapes. The chrysanthemum flower is likened to the sun because of its round shape that radiates from the center, and is considered to be the highest flower in the world. has the meaning of It has been used as a flower to represent mental and physical health, stability, nobility and tranquility.
Plum Blossom: Plum is a flowering tree native to China, and was brought to Japan in the early Nara period. The fragrant plum, which blooms ahead of other flowers in the bitter cold, symbolizes the Chinese ideal of resilience. It symbolizes a way of life that can withstand adversity.
Size ; 45 x 45 cm
Material ; Silk
Back side ; silk shantung
Care Instructions: Due to the delicate silk material, dry cleaning is recommended.
* Basically, we use items that are in good condition after cleaning, but we reuse vintage kimonos and obis, so please understand before purchasing.