Kimono-style tea gown, c.1905 "Elegant tea gowns were worn by society ladies in their homes before dinner.
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kimono japan - gemlaboratories
1910 - c Kimono (attributed) Iida Co./Takashimaya (Japanese, founded 1831) Japonisme reflected the influence of Japanese art and design on the West. This evening robe illustrates the confluence of the two cultures; its classic kimono silhouette is Westernized through the inclusion of a center-back pleat construction.
Kiyokata Kaburagi (1878-1972) was the pseudonym of a Nihonga artist and the leading master of the bijinga genre in Taishō and Showa period Japan. But he was even more influential as an art teacher and promoter of the Shin Hanga movement. Kaburagi had trained such Shin Hanga giants like Hasui Kawase, Ito Shinsui and Shiro Kasamatsu.