How To Wash A Kimono?

How do you wash a polyester kimono?

Check inside your Kimono to find the product tag. This means that you can “likely” wash the item with your hand at home below 40 degree water. If your kimono is hitoe with no uraji(lining) AND made of thick cotton, wool or synthetic material such as polyester, you may wash it at home in some occasions.

Can you machine wash yukata?

Most yukata can be cleaned by a washing machine. If you just wear the yukata once, it is more than enough to clean one with water. Choose “Care” or “Hand Wash” program, and then only spin-dry for around 30 seconds.

How much is a kimono worth?

Fabric price depends on quality, design and dye process. An average wool kimono costs around $240, one of cotton is about $40. Silk, inevitably, is more expensive, costing about $245 for a kimono’s worth of machine-printed fabric for everyday wear and around $800 for an average formal kimono.

How do you clean a silk robe?

How to Clean a Silk Robe

  • Remove any items from inside the robe pockets.
  • Fill a sink with lukewarm water.
  • Place the silk robe into the soapy water.
  • Drain the water from the sink.
  • Lift the robe 1/4 way in and out of the water to help rinse soap suds from the clothing.
  • Lay one white towel over a hard surface.