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Katabira (Summer Kimono) with Imperial Cormorant Fishing Scene in Dyeing and Embroidery on Light Blue Ramie Ground. 18th century, Japan. Kyo...

Hollyhock (1983) by the Late Japanese textile artist Itchiku Kubota(1917-2003) form the exhibition,Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota, Canton Museum of Art in Canton, Ohio (February 8-April 26, 2009).

Japanese Kimono Art by Kimono Exhibit, via Flickr

wedding kimono from 19th century with cherry and peony flowers (satin de soie)

Katabira (Summer Kimono) with Imperial Cormorant Fishing Scene in Dyeing and Embroidery on Light Blue Ramie Ground. 18th century, Japan. Kyo...

White Uchikake - Japan - Early to Mid Meiji (1868-1900) .

Silk ‘uchikake’ (wedding over-kimono), Meiji period, 19th century, Japan. Yuzen-dyeing on silk. MET Museum. (Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, 1937)

Silk ‘uchikake’ (wedding over-kimono robe), featuring depictions of Mount Horai. 1750-1850, Japan. “Silk and metallic thread embroidery on s...

Silk ‘uchikake’ (wedding over-kimono). First half 19th century, Japan. “Silk damask (rinzu), tie resist-dyed (kaneko shibori) and embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped threads. Reddish-orange silk damask with design of tie-dyed waves at bottom embroidered with tortoises (minogame) and tie-dyed pine trees above embroidered with flying cranes (tsuru);”. MFA. (William Sturgis Bigelow Collection)

Furisode kimono, first half 19th century, Japan. “Long-sleeved robe (furisode) with design of swallows (tsubame), cliffs and waves embroidered with various shades of brown, yellow, white, red and blue silk; three crests couched with gold metallic thread across the upper back; lined with reddish-orange silk and padded at bottom. Silk satin with silk and gilt-paper embroidery" MFA. (William Sturgis Bigelow Collection)

Furisode, second half 19th century, Japan. “Long-sleeved robe (furisode) with design of pine trees embroidered and couched in black silk on a black silk crepe ground, resist dyed; lined with red crêpe with design of bamboo embroidered in red silk; three white floral crests along the upper back and sleeves; padded hem. Silk plain-weave crepe ground embroidered and couched with silk; resist-dyed”

Long-sleeved outer robe (uchikake), 1800-1867, Japan, This robe would have been worn by a woman of a high-ranking samurai family.

Katabira (Summer Kimono) with Imperial Cormorant Fishing Scene in Dyeing and Embroidery on Light Blue Ramie Ground. 18th century, Japan. Kyo...

19th century cotton country Kimono, featuring tsutsugaki technique.  Japan

Kimono created by Japanese artist Itchiku Kubota

Kimono created by Japanese artist Itchiku Kubota

Tokyo National Museum exhibition: Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period Kosode dress (i.e. garment with small wrist openings) Design of flowering plants of autumn on white ground. Hand painted by Ogata Korin. L.147.2, yuki 65.1. Edo Period, 18th century. Important Cultural Property

"Checking the wind" a kimono created by artist Kenji Nakai. Jury Prize winner at the (Institute ) Japan Dyers Association

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Kimono 19th Century

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Kimono

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