Kumo (clouds) in Japanese traditional motif In ancient times, the Chinese people performed augury by observing the figure or color of clouds…Continue reading Kumo (Clouds)
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Seigaiha (Blue sea and waves)
Seigaiha (Blue sea and waves) in Japanese traditional motif Geometrical or repetitive patterns are fine and repeating, and often used for th…Continue reading Seigaiha (Blue sea and waves)
Usagi (Rabbit) in Japanese traditional motif Rabbits have been popular with many Japanese people, and their motif has been used on various i…Continue reading Usagi (Rabbit)
What is Yuzen? What is Yuzen? | How to dye Yuzen | Products | Other Yuzen Yuzen is one of the typical way of dyeing fabric. It’s said …Continue reading Yuzen
Types of OBI
OBI Fukuo-obi / Nagoya-obi / Hanhaba-obi Designs of OBI Zentsu-gara / Rokutsu-gara / Otaiko-gara Fukuo-obi “Fukuro” means a bag …Continue reading Types of OBI
Types of KIMONO
Index Contents Dyeing Piece-dye / Yarn-dye Tailoring Awase / Hitoe / Usumono & Seika Time, Place and Ocasion Furisode / Tomesode (Black)…Continue reading Types of KIMONO
Edokomon – Kimono
The feature of Edokomon (Edo-komon) is tiny and elaborate design dyed with pattern papers called “Ise-Katagami” as well as saras…Continue reading Edokomon – Kimono
Sarasa Komon – Kimono
What is Komon? ” Komon” is one of kimono types, which has little patterns in whole. And the patterns are regardless of position while homongi or tsukesage has upward patterns.
Japanese Traditional Colors – Overview
About Japanese Traditional Colors Here is introduced the fascination of the Japanese traditional colors. You must feel the rich terms of the…Continue reading Japanese Traditional Colors – Overview