Sashiko Kimono


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This robe features seven continuous patterns. Some geometric patterns used in sashiko are stylizations of floral themes, such as the kaki no hana (persimmon flower) design seen at the shoulders and hemline.

Sashiko Kimono, Indigo-dyed plain-weave cotton, quilted and embroidered with white cotton thread, Japan

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