|Kanji, Kana & Pronunciation|
Alternate romanization: houmongi. Commonly used but not correct: homongi.
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- Can be any coloured background, including black or white.
- Can have rinzu or chirimen base. Rinzu being more common with antique pieces.
- Can have 0 to 5 kamon
- Pattern is generally heaviest on the hem extending over the shoulders and sleeves, however, it can be balanced over the kimono in full.
- Pattern is in a flowing arrangement that crosses over seams for a seamless look.
This late Taishō hōmongi. Although this piece has stripes in form of silver urushi, the stripes should be considered as "background".
Early Shōwa hōmongi, possibly recycled from a furisode.
Pre-WWII Shōwa hōmongi with rangiku (spider chrysanthemum) motif.
Shōwa hōmongi with batik style hinageshi (poppy) motif.
Heisei hōmongi with the Shah Mosque.
Formality & TPO
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TPO - Within Japan
|Hotel Wedding Reception||Yes||Yes|
|Restaurant Wedding Reception||Yes||Yes|
| Yes - Acceptable to wear. |
OK - OK to wear if no suitable alternatives.
No - Unacceptable to wear.
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