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Samue Set - Kimono Style

¥19,900

Traditionally worn by Japanese monks when they engage in labor such as temple maintenance and field work, Samue is a type of Japanese clothing that's closest to Western wear with a jacket and pants completing the ensemble. Because of its Japanese work wear origins, it is often worn by potters, bonsai gardeners, chefs, restaurant staff, craftsmen, and chiropractors. With its wide range of uses and easy sizing that accommodates most body types, Samue is often purchased as a gift for a special occasion. Designed with a slightly roomy fit for easy movement, it can be worn comfortably in all four seasons. Whether you're lounging at home or mixing and matching this traditional wear with modern clothing, make a fashion statement that's uniquely yours.

The fabric is made of yarn with fine knots called Nep. When woven, the resulting fabric has an uneven thickness. With a tasteful finish, this time-honored technique of intentionally showing the fabric's unevenness expresses simplicity and traditional Japanese beauty. The colors of the warp and weft threads are also combined to create shades of light and dark, resulting in a sense of depth throughout the fabric.

Jacket
- With slits on the sides
- One pocket on the left
Pants
- Elastic waist
- Includes a front fastener
- Drawstrings at the ankles for adjusting size
- One pocket on the right back side

- Material: 100% cotton
- Color: Japan Blue
- Gender: Unisex
- Made in Japan

- Small Size (155-165cm)
Jacket (body length:71cm, sleeve length:68cm), Pants (Waist: 66-82cm, Length: 94cm) - Medium Size (165-175cm)
Jacket (body length:76cm, sleeve length:73cm), Pants (Waist: 72-98cm, Length: 99cm) - Large Size (175-185cm)
Jacket (body length:82cm, sleeve length:77cm), Pants (Waist: 80-102cm, Length: 104cm)

Mainly found in Fukuoka Prefecture, Kurume Ori(weave) traces its roots to the Edo Period, and is still beloved today. A traditional woven fabric, it features a variety of patterns made by utilizing various techniques to weave evenly dyed yarn.Carrying on this tradition of weaving, this special clothing is made by the skilled craftsmen of Mitsunobu.

The technical difficulty of Kurume Ori(weave) lies in its fine weaving technique using multiple pieces of yarn. Its unique look and feel is the result of meticulously adjusting the way the warp and weft threads are woven. Fabric woven from nep yarn which deliberately shows the unevenness of the yarn is one such technique. With a tasteful finish, this time-honored technique of intentionally showing the fabric's unevenness expresses simplicity and traditional Japanese beauty. The colors of the warp and weft threads are also combined to create shades of light and dark, resulting in a sense of depth throughout the fabric.
It is precisely through the expertise of skilled craftsmen that this traditional Japanese aesthetic can be expressed.

Kurume Ori(weave)


All patterns on the fabric are handmade – a testament to the skill and expertise of seasoned craftsmen creatingvibrant patterns and hues for you to enjoy.

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