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Dyed-aperture pattern Kosode Kikusui ground white Nume  (with what dyed-iris pattern Kikusui joints without) “ Edo period one territory (Century 17) Nara Prefecture Museum of Art, Japan..

Surihaku (Noh costume) kimono, Azuchi-Momoyama period (16th century)

Kosode kimono of flowering plants of autumn on white ground. Hand painted by OGATA Korin, 1721

This is an excellent example of an Edo Period yuzen-dyed kimono. Colorful noshi (auspicious strips of dried fish or seaweed) are bundled at the left shoulder and flow over the body in a dynamic composition.

The Museum of Kyoto. This is an exhibition of kimono called Kosode, which is said to be the model of kimono. This time beautiful antique Kosode dating from the Momoyama era to the Edo era will be on display. You can see the change in the designs and patterns of kimono spanning 260 years.

Kosode with design of chrysanthemums in kanoko shibori dyeing and embroidery on white plain-weave silk, Early Edo Period, Japan 着物