Elaborately Embroidered Black Japanese Kimono with Sash

This is an exquisite and elaborately embroidered black Japanese kimono with its own sash lined in pale turquoise silk. There is a minimal amount of embroidery on the front of the kimono, but the back is almost entirely covered with embroidery, in some cases, padded, depicting large peony blossoms, a pagoda, trees, a mountain range, and a suggestion of a water feature. The kimono, which probably dates to the 1940's, is in excellent condition both inside and outside, and would comfortably accommodate a size Small to Medium figure type.