The Costume Museum Kyoto Japan Costume History in Japan
The Edo Period  
150 - Kosode kimopno or a summjer clothes is the latter Edo era.
The Costume Museum Kyoto Japan
The photo shows "hitoe (=one-piece kimono)"[The "katabira" is the kimono which does not have a reverse side. ]Cloth of White remie "hitoe" (=one-piece kimono) "katabira" kimono [of a cut] The same cloth of remie is attached as a "kasane." Moreover, each kimono portion of the "miwaki (=the side of the body)", the "okumi-tsuke", and the "sode-tsuke" is sewn up; the "momi" (=red silky cloth) portion is attached to the collar and the cuff. The "shippoh (=seven treasures)", the "ume (= plum)", the pattern of Tachibana the "dami-ito" the "suri-hitta" dyeingFPaint with gold paint and silver paint. Embroidery of colored threads and gold threads. The "furinashi" , the "tomesode" the [ a sleeve ] without for the first time in [ the"furinashi" ] -- "tomesode" -- the stopped sleeve. The sizes are: 4 suns of bottom of [70 1mcm] collar of 8 sun 4.5 the [ [32cm] ] "yuki" 1 shaku 6 sun 8 minute mitake [ [64cm] ] 4 shakus 2 shakus -- 5 minutes [93cm] -- later self -- 3 minute the [ [24cm] ]"okumi -- " -- the width [19cm] of 5 suns. It could be considered that it was used as the "aidagi" garment of the summer "uchikake" owned by the Okumoto family, a daimyo family.