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H2

[H2 ]Tobikinran

Price grade
class1

This is a light and delicate pattern since the Heian Period. It is pure silk Kinran in which gold yarns are woven into weft yarns of the satin texture.

H1

[H1 ]Menkinnran

Price grade
class2

Small flower motifs made of gold yarns are scattered on double vine arabesque pattern. It is pure silk Kinran in which gold yarns are woven into weft yarns of the satin texture.

H3

[H3 ]Utanoretsu (purple)

Price grade
class2

Mirrors are expressed with round pattern of flower motifs. Mirrors are believed to have mysterious power, so they were used as a talisman against evil.

H50

[H50 ]Kodaishigecha

Price grade
class2

This is a descent brown plain texture with gloss unique to 100###% silk.

H5

[H5 ]Utanoretsu (golden brown)

Price grade
class2

Reishigan, an auspicious omens motif which means a bracket fungus which had been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times, is woven into the golden brown texture.

H6

[H6 ]Utanoretsu (navy)

Price grade
class2

An auspicious omens motif which means a bracket fungus which had been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times, is woven into the golden brown texture.

H51

[H51 ]Kurumekasuri

Price grade
class2

Kurumekasuri is a traditional artifact designated by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. This is modern texture with diagonal patterns which are not included in the classic patterns.

H7

[H7 ]Hakuiri Kifunedonsu (blue)

Price grade
class3

This is a representative pattern in which flowers and birds are combined. This is Donsu (damask) that the patterns are woven out with satin reverse texture on the satin texture.

H8

[H8 ]Hakuiri Kifunedonsu (golden brown)

Price grade
class3

A pattern in which double vine arabesque is adorned with 2 kinds of flowers including peony and chrysanthemum in turns. This is a Donsu (damask) with gold leaf.

H9

[H9 ]Shinenshu

Price grade
class3

There is a texture with a pattern of a pair of Hoos (Chinese phoenixes) in the imperial properties of the Shosoin Treasure House. This is a pattern in which a pair of Hoos are surrounded by bead patterns.

H10

[H10 ]Jobo

Price grade
class3

A representative arabesque pattern in which peony motifs are woven into single vine arabesque.

H52

[H52 ]Menshinabar

Price grade
class3

General name of traditional cotton plain Retsu. It is h soft grass green.

H53

[H53 ]Jukoretsu

Price grade
class3

This is a plain texture named after Murata Juko who is a pioneer of simple and quiet tea ceremony called Wabicha. It is calm brown.

H54

[H54 ]Rikyuretsu

Price grade
class3

This is a plain texture named after a famous garden called Katsura-no-rikyu built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi. It is soft light brown.

H11

[H11 ]Kinugasadonsu

Price grade
class3

General name of vine patterns, which expresses a view of growing vine twining round each other.

H12

[H12 ]Kifunedonsu

Price grade
class3

Karahana (a kind of Chinese arabesque pattern) are adorned to Sayagata texture in which inclined 卍 (Buddhist cross) patterns are connected.

H13

[H13 ]Kodainishiki

Price grade
class4

Yokodanmon in which patterns in several different colors are combined in a balanced fashion.

H14

[H14 ]Mikuradonsu (light brown)

Price grade
class4

A pattern of Makiehojubako (a lacquer ware piece) in the Heian Period in which Hoos (Chinese phoenixes) with the wings spread and arabesque patterns are combined.

H15

[H15 ]Mikuradonsu (green)

Price grade
class4

General name of vine patterns, which express a view of vine leaves twining round each other.

H21

[H21 ]Kon (navy)

Price grade
class4

Kon (navy), which is an age-old color, started to be called “Kon” since the middle term of the Heian Period, and then became a color for men in the Kamakura Period.

H22

[H22 ]Cha (brown)

Price grade
class4

Cha (brown), which means tea in Japanese, derives from the fact that decoction of tea leaves started to be used as dyes in the Muromachi Period.

H23

[H23 ]Murasaki

Price grade
class4

Murasaki (purple) was allegedly a color expressing an eminence, so general people were not allowed to use this color.

W 980 mm and above

H1

[H1 ]Menkinnran

Price grade
class2

Small flower motifs made of gold yarns are scattered on double vine arabesque pattern. It is pure silk Kinran in which gold yarns are woven into weft yarns of the satin texture.

H3

[H3 ]Utanoretsu (purple)

Price grade
class2

Mirrors are expressed with round pattern of flower motifs. Mirrors are believed to have mysterious power, so they were used as a talisman against evil.

H50

[H50 ]Kodaishigecha

Price grade
class2

This is a descent brown plain texture with gloss unique to 100###% silk.

H5

[H5 ]Utanoretsu (golden brown)

Price grade
class2

Reishigan, an auspicious omens motif which means a bracket fungus which had been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times, is woven into the golden brown texture.

H6

[H6 ]Utanoretsu (navy)

Price grade
class2

An auspicious omens motif which means a bracket fungus which had been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times, is woven into the golden brown texture.

H51

[H51 ]Kurumekasuri

Price grade
class2

Kurumekasuri is a traditional artifact designated by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. This is modern texture with diagonal patterns which are not included in the classic patterns.

H7

[H7 ]Hakuiri Kifunedonsu (blue)

Price grade
class3

This is a representative pattern in which flowers and birds are combined. This is Donsu (damask) that the patterns are woven out with satin reverse texture on the satin texture.

H8

[H8 ]Hakuiri Kifunedonsu (golden brown)

Price grade
class3

A pattern in which double vine arabesque is adorned with 2 kinds of flowers including peony and chrysanthemum in turns. This is a Donsu (damask) with gold leaf.

H9

[H9 ]Shinenshu

Price grade
class3

There is a texture with a pattern of a pair of Hoos (Chinese phoenixes) in the imperial properties of the Shosoin Treasure House. This is a pattern in which a pair of Hoos are surrounded by bead patterns.

H10

[H10 ]Jobo

Price grade
class3

A representative arabesque pattern in which peony motifs are woven into single vine arabesque.

H52

[H52 ]Menshinabar

Price grade
class3

General name of traditional cotton plain Retsu. It is h soft grass green.

H53

[H53 ]Jukoretsu

Price grade
class3

This is a plain texture named after Murata Juko who is a pioneer of simple and quiet tea ceremony called Wabicha. It is calm brown.

H54

[H54 ]Rikyuretsu

Price grade
class3

This is a plain texture named after a famous garden called Katsura-no-rikyu built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi. It is soft light brown.

H11

[H11 ]Kinugasadonsu

Price grade
class3

General name of vine patterns, which expresses a view of growing vine twining round each other.

H12

[H12 ]Kifunedonsu

Price grade
class3

Karahana (a kind of Chinese arabesque pattern) are adorned to Sayagata texture in which inclined 卍 (Buddhist cross) patterns are connected.

H13

[H13 ]Kodainishiki

Price grade
class4

Yokodanmon in which patterns in several different colors are combined in a balanced fashion.

H14

[H14 ]Mikuradonsu (light brown)

Price grade
class4

A pattern of Makiehojubako (a lacquer ware piece) in the Heian Period in which Hoos (Chinese phoenixes) with the wings spread and arabesque patterns are combined.

H15

[H15 ]Mikuradonsu (green)

Price grade
class4

General name of vine patterns, which express a view of vine leaves twining round each other.

H21

[H21 ]Kon (navy)

Price grade
class4

Kon (navy), which is an age-old color, started to be called “Kon” since the middle term of the Heian Period, and then became a color for men in the Kamakura Period.

H22

[H22 ]Cha (brown)

Price grade
class4

Cha (brown), which means tea in Japanese, derives from the fact that decoction of tea leaves started to be used as dyes in the Muromachi Period.

H23

[H23 ]Murasaki

Price grade
class4

Murasaki (purple) was allegedly a color expressing an eminence, so general people were not allowed to use this color.

Misu

H45

[H45 ]Honyamatonishiki (red)

Price grade
class1
H46

[H46 ]Honyamatonishiki (green)

Price grade
class1
H43

[H43 ]Unkeikinran

Price grade
class2
H44

[H44 ]Kodainishiki Kincha (golden brown)

Price grade
class2
H41

[H41 ] Shinyamatonishiki (red)

Price grade
class3
H42

[H42 ]Shinyamatonishiki (green)

Price grade
class3