a Japanese pattern from the book "Traditional Japanese Patterns #5 (Nagajyuban)" in the Kimono Pattern Book series. Available from Gomineko Books

a Japanese pattern from the book "Traditional Japanese Patterns #5 (Nagajyuban)" in the Kimono Pattern Book series. Available from Gomineko Books

Maiko Hiroko reading a Book 1920s by Blue Ruin1, via Flickr : "Her name is written in kanji on the back of the postcard."

Maiko Hiroko reading a Book 1920s by Blue Ruin1, via Flickr : "Her name is written in kanji on the back of the postcard."

”Kimono Connection” (Trend Tablet)  showing the awe-inspiring creations by Mamechiyo with the beautiful canals of Amsterdam in the background.  Mamechiyo is the well-known Tokyo-based contemporary designer who came to center her work around the Japanese traditional loose robe.

”Kimono Connection” (Trend Tablet) showing the awe-inspiring creations by Mamechiyo with the beautiful canals of Amsterdam in the background. Mamechiyo is the well-known Tokyo-based contemporary designer who came to center her work around the Japanese traditional loose robe.

Shimura Fukumi | weaver + writer + designer + dyer + teacher | b. Omihachirin, Shiga Prefecture, Japan 1924 | in 1955, began textile dyeing and weaving at the age of 32 | in 1990 was designated a Living National Treasure of Japan for her Tsumugi (kimono) plant-dyed silk fabrics 志村 ふくみ(人間国宝)

Shimura Fukumi | weaver + writer + designer + dyer + teacher | b. Omihachirin, Shiga Prefecture, Japan 1924 | in 1955, began textile dyeing and weaving at the age of 32 | in 1990 was designated a Living National Treasure of Japan for her Tsumugi (kimono) plant-dyed silk fabrics 志村 ふくみ(人間国宝)

Pinterest
Search