Kabuki Theatre Costume, early 1900s  Silk and cotton satin weave with silk applique, silk satin stitch embroidery, and metal wrapped thread couching  Japan. Textiles & Costume | Allentown Art Museum

prior pinner: Kabuki Theatre Costume, early Silk and cotton satin weave with silk applique, silk satin stitch embroidery, and metal wrapped thread couching Japan.

This soft yellow tsukesage kimono has pleasant penoy pattern, which is dyed in watercolor like gradation.  Textile is silk and has soft touch.

This soft yellow tsukesage kimono has pleasant penoy pattern, which is dyed in watercolor like gradation. Soft touch of silk.

Furisode #kimono by Elegant

Furisode kimono by Elegant

A Mongolian lady poses in an elaborate headdress. The inspiration for Queen Amidala? I think so.

A Mongolian lady poses in an elaborate headdress. The inspiration for Queen Amidala?

Fashions Japanese kimono | this kimono from Topshop

Many wore Japanese kimonos in ancient Japan. Kimono styles have changed over time, as with any method, but modern kimono still in similarit.

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