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  • Carole Parker
    Well, folks, it looks like the dating rule for red silk linings does *not* apply to wedding kimono. My friendly expert also pointed out something about the
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 12, 2006
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      Well, folks, it looks like the dating rule for red silk linings does
      *not* apply to wedding kimono. My friendly expert also pointed out
      something about the current wedding kimono that I thought people might
      be interested in.

      Until later--

      Carole


      Begin forwarded message:

      > From: Jane Beckman
      > Date: Wed Apr 12, 2006 9:31:07 AM US/Pacific
      >
      >> It's certainly bold. ;-)
      >
      > Actually, for a fairly recent wedding kimono, it's
      > fairly subtle. ;-) Have you seen some of the
      > fibre-optic ones they've been doing lately??! In neon
      > colors, no less!
      >>
      >> I see a red lining, so I'm wondering if you think
      >> it's a pre 1930s or
      >> something else.
      >
      > Red is the default color for wedding kimono linings.
      > It's considered good luck. The other popular colors
      > are metallic silver and gold, but red usually wins
      > out.
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