• -70.00

Torii Miyajima Men's Vintage Samurai Haori Kimono Jacket Uchida Mokkou Montsuki "Made in Japan"

259.00 329.00 -70.00

100% black silk, pattern is the large floating Shintoist portico called "Torii" of the Itsukushima shrine of Miyajima

  • Very good condition like new
  • 100% black silk and brown lining
  • Reversible
  • stitching of the large floating Shintoist portico called "Torii" of the Itsukushima shrine of Miyajima
  • Kimono decorated with 5 Kamon Uchida Mokkou family coat of arms of Shogun Oda Nobunaga.

has its original "Himo" white silk cord.
Nice finish.

  • Comfortable
  • Condition: excellent
  • This type of haori was once worn by samurai warriors over the ceremonial kimono.
  • To wear over the keikogi and with the striped Shima umanori hakama for the practice of Iaido / Kenjutsu
  • Maintenance: dry wash / iron 60 degree if necessary

Height: 100cm (39.37007874")
Shoulder to shoulder width: 60cm (23.62204724")
Sleeve to sleeve width: 132cm (51.96850394")
Sleeve height: 52cm (20.47244094")
Sleeve width: 33cm (12.99212598")



The floating torii MIYAJIMA

220px-Itsukushima_floating_shrine.jpgItsukushima shrine at high tide.

Itsukushima Shrine's large floating torii (大鳥 大) is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Japan. The torii view with Mount Misen in the background is named one of the “three most famous views in Japan” along with Amanohashidate sandbank and Matsushima bay. It is also called "the gate of Japan".

The torii, which seems to float at high tide, is only accessible from the shore at low tide.

The shrine has had a torii since 1168, although the current one only dates from 1875. It is 16 meters high and has four uprights (ryōbu 両 部, or yotsuashi 四脚 style) to give it more stability. . Since its construction, it has never been completely restored. So that it does not rot with seawater, we practice sugekae (挿 げ 替 え), a technique that consists of only changing the submerged parts every hundred years.

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