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History of kimono - nice to see with year instead of period, yes it's nice to know it was for example, the Edo period, but I never can remember the year that matches

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Kimono, Japan, 1850-1900 from the exhibition "Kimono: Decoration, Symbols & Motifs" at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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A Japanese farmer girl, in traditional clothing, carrying a basket, 1921. National Geographic. Note the high geta with covered toes.

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Traditional Japanese Kimono (female). The style of this particular Kimono gives quite a regal feel which is something I should consider when looking at hierarchy of the characters within my animation. In addition, the colours are quite interesting as there is a large contrast between light and dark, which is also something I should think about.

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from Tokyobling's Blog

Jidai Matsuri Men – Kyoto

Jidai Matsuri, Kyoto. The festival began after the Emperor moved the capital away from Kyoto to Tokyo in 1868. Historical reenactment parade, in authentic costumes from Japanese feudal history to the Meiji era.

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Kitsune 狐 significa zorro, animal que constituye un elemento de singular importancia en el folclore japonés, de hecho se utiliza para nombrar a un espíritu cuya función clásica es la de proteger bosques y aldeas.

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Oiran 花魁 - Japanese courtesans back in 17th and 18th century. There're no more Oiran in modern times but there're few Matsuri (festival) parading wearing Oiran costume.

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