Kimono ~ Japan Look at how various prints, patterns, colors, fabrics, functions of each piece can go so well together and also individually appreciated and admired. See the metaphor for us in this?
Wearing Heian-period-style court multi-layered kimono. Japan
Kimono. Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery. A chirimen silk kimono featuring colorful finely-detailed yuzen-dyed ‘orizuru" (folded paper cranes).
Wedding Kimono, also wearing a hat to hide her horns of jealousy
This kimono is gorgeous. I wish I could see the entire thing...
Kimono (furisode) with plum tree branches, made in Japan in the 19th century