An uchikake is a full-length outer robe which, until the Edo Period (1608~1867), was only worn by women of Samurai or noble families on special occasions. Since then, it has become a part of a Traditional Japanese Bridal Costume. Now it is only used for a wedding ceremony.

The majority of traditional uchikake (colourful wedding kimono) used in Japan are an orange-red colour (Shuiro) which was historically believed to ward off evil spirits.

Just about all uchikake have a heavily padded lower hemline.

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Japanese Uchikake - Wedding Kimono

This beautiful wedding gown is made of silk and has cranes, phoenix, flowers and waves on it.

Size H 200cm x W 130cm

Price $496

Shipping category 5