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Taisho Uchikake

The Kimono Gallery. A plain silk wedding kimono featuring a large phoenix accompanied by pine tree and cherry blossom motifs. Yuzen dyeing, with.

A vivid and remarkable silk wedding kimono features a masterful depiction of a phoenix, paulownia and peony flowers. The phoenix is the female counterpart of the male dragon and its varied colored feathers represent the traditional virtues of truthfulness, propriety, righteousness, benevolence and sincerity. The peony, known as the flower of riches and honor, is an emblem of wealth and distinction. It symbolizes prosperity, happiness, peace and is an emblem of love and affection.

Taisho Uchikake - Taisho A silk wedding kimono featuring a phoenix and paulownia and peony flowers. The phoenix and the paulownia are intimately associated in Japanese legend – the phoenix will only alight on the branches of this tree.

Outer robe (uchikake) with long sleeves and padded hem with design of fans and floral medecine balls (kusudama) embroidered in silk and couched with gold metallic thread on a dark blue silk satin ground; reddish-orange silk lining.

Outer robe (uchikake) with long sleeves and padded hem with design of fans and floral medecine balls (kusudama) embroidered in silk and couched with gold metallic thread on a dark blue silk satin ground; reddish-orange silk lining.

"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

Огромная подборка от Галочки – 140 поражающих воображение КИМОНО! Раритетные и современные, вышивка и роспись, аппликация и прозрачные кимоно-пеньюары – это настоящие произведения искусства.

Furisode with Design of Latticework, Chrysanthemums, Waves (Seigaiha), Plum and Cherry Blossoms. Paste-Resist (Yuzen) and Tie-Dyeing and Embroidery on Parti-Colored Silk Crepe (Chirimen).

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Kimono: Tenacious and versatile fashions at Birmingham Museum of Art

Woman's formal long-sleeved kimono (furisode), Taisho period, Motif: Boat filled with flowers; water, maple leaf, plum and pine.

Unlined kosode , 17th to early 18th century, Japan.  Nara Museum of Art

to early century Shroud and unlined kimono thing that has been tailored in linen. Adding to the sense of sheer fabric is exhilarating to the black ground color, are showing the texture of clothing suitable for summer. Nara Prefecture Museum of Art, Japan

uchikake, Meiji Era

century uchikake via The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In my Brooklyn teachin' we called it a Kimono.

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

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

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