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Vionnet at Paris Fashion Week Fall 2014 - StyleBistro

Vionnet at Paris Fashion Week Fall 2014

kimon without ohashori

kimon without ohashori

No Ohashori? No worries! ..on the topic of TOO SHORT OHASHORI or NO OHASHORI POSSIBLE, since many vintage kimono are so short it might not be possible to fold an ohashori or fold it so it is visible. But don't be disheartened, Naomi explains and shows scanned example of how to keep it neat without a visible ohashori! Blog post & scans by Naomi no Kimono Asobi. Please see link for post & more reading tips!

No Ohashori? No worries! ..on the topic of TOO SHORT OHASHORI or NO OHASHORI POSSIBLE, since many vintage kimono are so short it might not be possible to fold an ohashori or fold it so it is visible. But don't be disheartened, Naomi explains and shows scanned example of how to keep it neat without a visible ohashori! Blog post & scans by Naomi no Kimono Asobi. Please see link for post & more reading tips!

Oddly mesmerizing photo that came up when I searched for a picture of "Andi Sexgang". (this is NOT him)

Oddly mesmerizing photo that came up when I searched for a picture of "Andi Sexgang". (this is NOT him)

Kimono (uchikake)  Japanese, Edo period, 19th century, Long-sleeved outer robe (uchikake) with design of floral medicine ball ornaments (kusudama) and hanging bamboo screens across the middle of the robe in green, yellow, brown, white and blue silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a blue-gray silk damask ground with woven vertical serpentine foliage pattern; three oak leaf crests embroidered in white silk along the upper back. MFA

Kimono (uchikake) Japanese, Edo period, 19th century, Long-sleeved outer robe (uchikake) with design of floral medicine ball ornaments (kusudama) and hanging bamboo screens across the middle of the robe in green, yellow, brown, white and blue silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a blue-gray silk damask ground with woven vertical serpentine foliage pattern; three oak leaf crests embroidered in white silk along the upper back. MFA

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