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Daimonji Kimono

Daimonji is a popular festival in Kyoto, Japan. The culmination of the O-Bon festival, in which five giant bonfires are lit on mountains surrounding the city. It signifies the moment when the spirits of deceased family members, who are said to visit this world during O-Bon, are believed to be returning to the spirit world. Starting at 8PM, the giant bonfires are lit, each with a distinctive shape. The most famous, and the first to be lit, is the character dai (Се)on Kyoto's Daimonji-yama.

This beautiful Daimonji Kimono celebrates this symbolic festival. Set on a rich purple background representing the evening sky, the mountains are ablaze with the burning dai character representing the end of summer.

Imported from Japan in 100% Japanese cotton sateen. This Kimono features the traditional butterfly sleeves and a matching belt is included.

This kimono is available in three sizes: S/M, Large and XL.

S/M - measures 55" in length and comfortably accommodates a height of 5' 3" to 5' 10". The sleeve length is 14", shoulder width is 25" and the girth is 45".

Large measures 58" in length and is designed to fit a woman 5' 5" to 5' 10" in height. The sleeve length is 14", shoulder width is 25" and the girth is 50".

XL, wider for a roomier fit, this measures 58" length. This measures 58" in length designed to fit a person 5' 5" to 6' in height. The sleeve length is 15 1/2", shoulder width is 28 1/2" and the girth is 54".


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