Boy’s padded kimono
Silk, waste silk padding, cotton lining
Stenciled wefts (meisen)

This kimono is for an infant. Only one panel wide, it is referred to as a ‘hitotsumi’ (literally, single width). It has several traditional patterns, including the zigzagging matsukawabishi (pine bark lozenge), scattered pine branches, sailing boats in currents and roundels.

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