This is a wave pattern’s bow tie made of kimono fabric, “Tango Chirimen”, which is used the dyeing technique, “Kata-Yuzen”.
The artisans dye the fabric according to the pattern of persimmon paper carved made by the designer. Depending on the kimono, over 100 patterns may be used, which requires skill and patience.
Tango Chirimen is a kind of plain-woven silk fabric produced in Tango region, the north of Kyoto.
It is also used for high-quality Furoshiki.
It is pre-tied type and easy to put it on. Since the Semi-Butterfly is the most formal and moderate size, it is recommended for everyone, regardless of the face shape or the scenes, for beginners as well.
Kyoto is a city of weaving.
“Kamigyo Bowtie” is a brand specializing in bow ties made of pure silk.
Mr. Tsutsui, the traditional weaver of Nishijin textile, produces them by utilizing his knowledge and experience of making the traditional stage costumes of Noh, Kyogen, and Kabuki.
For sewing the bow ties, it is used that the garment thread which is used for the tailoring of the costumes.
He also works on all processes by himself, from the fabric selection to the design, cutting, sewing and finishing.
We hope you will enjoy the collaboration with Japanese traditional luxury textiles and the modern fashion!
Recommended also for a gift to someone special.
Please note that this product is the only one item and will be discontinued as soon as it is sold out.
・Material/ 100% Silk
・Weight/ 80 g
・Made in Japan
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