This flying cranes silk throw blanket is made from an upcycled vintage wedding kimono in soft buttery vintage silk. The base is woven cream silk with textural geometric pattern motifs. Over this is embroidered in a variety of techniques are lovely cranes flying and swooping over the reeds and against hand-painted golden clouds.
Equally beautiful in the salon as a throw blanket or the boudoir as a bedspread quilt adding unique luxury to your decor. Or perhaps this one-of-a-kind vintage piece is ideal given as the ultimate new home or a thoughtful wedding gift?
* Size: 180cm (71”) x 165cm (65”) at widest point/ 145cm (57”) at narrowest point approx.
* Limited Edition of 1. Only one available.
* Lined in metallic orange/red vintage Japanese silk
* Silk and real gilt thread embroidery
* Hand-painted details
* Raised gold couchwork embroidery
Only one made, it is therefore totally unique and is hand crafted by cleverly reworking a vintage silk Japanese wedding garment, dating from the Mid-Showa period (40+ years old). The front is a soft woven silk with crane motifs with embroidery, couchwork, hand-painted details and the reverse is made from the authentic original silk lining of the garment in metallic orange/ lucky red.
We will send you a free Hunted and Stuffed Guide to Symbols in Japanese Textiles to help you decode the hidden meanings.
The throw will arrive wrapped in gold tissue paper inside a gold presentation box.
We can ship worldwide.
(For shipping outside the UK, please note that you will be responsible for any import duties or customs charges levied at your countries border)