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Men's vintage Japanese Samurai kimono Kenkatabami Crest "Made in Japan"

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100% black silk and night purple lining .Fully Made in Japan

  • Manufacture in Japan
  • 100% black silk and night purple lining
  •  ornamented with 5 family coats of arms "Kamon Maruni KenKatabami" (the sword and the Oxalis leaf)

A bit of symbolism : in Japanese Buddhism the "Ken" saber or straight double-edged sword is the symbolic object of awakening. Used in the "Goma" fire ritual to destroy passions and is carried by the Buddhist deity " Fudo-Myoo "to overcome the ignorance of human beings

The consumable Oxalis "Katabami" plant with anti-inflammatory property is used in Japan to repel demons.


  • 2 on the chest
  • 2 on the sleeves
  • 1 in the back of the neck

Description : Authentic antique Japanese kimono 100% black silk for men once worn by Japanese samurai warriors under their "Yoroi" armor

No longer manufactured nowadays, this type of kimono is becoming increasingly rare in Japan, and is unfortunately doomed to disappear!
it is most often bought by foreign tourists passing through Japan.
Japanese men wear it only on rare occasions, such as wedding ceremonies or other exceptional events.
As with the purchase of this new silk kimono being too expensive, it is most often bought or rented in polyester or tetron.

Use : in accordance with martial tradition, in the style of Japanese shihans, this kimono is to be worn as a keikogi and in addition to the gray striped Shima umanori hakama for the practice of Iaido, Kenjutsu, Batto jutsu
(on sale in the shop)

Service :

  • delivered, wrapped in a gift wrap "Kamon" ready to be offered!
  • A black belt quick attach with Velcro strip is offered to you to allow you to wear it without waiting!

Set Idea: The matching haori, hakama Umanori Shima, Tabi, Zori / Setta and Kaku Obi black silk are available for sale

Care : dry wash, silk requires!

Period : hieisei (1989 ~)

Condition : excellent condition like new (see details photos)

Height: 143cm
Width: 60cm
Width from end of sleeve to end of sleeve: 138cm
Height of handle: 50cm
Width of handle: 35cm

This type of kimono with the Kenkatabami coat of arms is worn identically by Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune (Sanjuro) in the samurai film

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