haruenishikawa: Furisode with flowing water and bush clovers Edo period century Tie-dyeing (kanoko shibori), stenciled paste-resist dyeing (kata-yuzen) and embroidery on white figured silk satin (riuzu) ground 流水萩模様振袖 白綸子地 友禅染・刺繍
osode (proto-kimono), early 18th century, Japan. “Robe (kosode) of white silk damask (rinzu) with overall ground pattern of interlocking swastika (manju tsunagi) and a surface design of a basket and peonies covering a bamboo fence in blue, brown, reddish-orange, purple and gold created by stenciled imitation tie-dye (kata kanoko), hand-applied indigo (ai-zuri) and embroidered with silk and couched with metallic gold-covered thread. MFA. (William Sturgis Bigelow Collection)
Haneda Tokio Yuzen kimono "Byakuya" (Kimono, "White Night", Yuzen dyeing) An innovative rendering of a painting-like motif resulting in a bold and novel design, this is a good example of how the use of wax resist can open up new possibilities for Yuzen dyeing.