Modern wedding kimono by santapaws4xmas, via Flickr

Kimonos come in a range of styles, motifs, and colors. Formal kimonos also have a family crest. Single young ladies wear kimonos of bright and elaborate design, while those worn by men are less colorful. Modern design of a wedding kimono

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).

Hollyhock by the Late Japanese textile artist Itchiku from the exhibition,Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota, Canton Museum of Art in Canton, Ohio (February

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

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

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

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

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

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

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”

Furisode, second half 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.

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

The Kimono Gallery. “Wind Examine” Kimono created by Kenji Nakai. Governor of Kyoto Prefecture Award. Annual Meeting of the Japanese textile artist Exhibition award work Japan

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

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

Katabira with paste-resist and indigo dyeing, and additional embroidery

Dale Carolyn Gluckman and Sharon Sadako Takeda. When art became fashion: kosode in Edo-period Japan. New York: Weatherhill, pp. Baill f GLUC Katabira with paste-resist and indigo dyeing, and additional embroidery

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

White Uchikake - Japan - Early to Mid Meiji This unusual and stunning silk antique uchikake features a rinzu (damask) base, with large fan and paulownia motifs. The main design consists of.

Rinzu (damask) silk with the main designs accomplished with yuzen-dyeing and metallic couching. Late Taisho to early Showa (1918-1935), Japan. The Kimono Gallery

Yuzen-dyed Kimono, Late Taisho or early Showa Rinzu (damask) silk with the main designs accomplished with yuzen-dyeing and metallic couching. Single mons (family crest) on back.

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