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Tomesode (formal kimono).  Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. A silk tomesode featuring ‘orizuru’ (paper-crane) motifs worked with yuzen resist dyeing, brush-painting and surihaku gold-foil outlining. The Kimono Gallery

Tomesode (formal kimono). Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. A silk tomesode featuring ‘orizuru’ (paper-crane) motifs worked with yuzen resist dyeing, brush-painting and surihaku gold-foil outlining. The Kimono Gallery

Kimono. Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery. A silk kimono featuring huge and impressive woven hollyhock motifs. “Aoi” (hollyhock) is native to Japan, and was an elite motif on kimonos and other artifacts for centuries, and was a main symbol for the rulers of 17th and 18th century feudal Japan

Kimono. Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery. A silk kimono featuring huge and impressive woven hollyhock motifs. “Aoi” (hollyhock) is native to Japan, and was an elite motif on kimonos and other artifacts for centuries, and was a main symbol for the rulers of 17th and 18th century feudal Japan

Kimono.  Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan.  The Kimono Gallery. A silk kimono featuring huge and impressive woven hollyhock motifs. “Aoi” (hollyhock) is native to Japan, and was an elite motif on kimonos and other artifacts for centuries, and was a main symbol for the rulers of 17th and 18th century feudal Japan

Kimono. Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery. A silk kimono featuring huge and impressive woven hollyhock motifs. “Aoi” (hollyhock) is native to Japan, and was an elite motif on kimonos and other artifacts for centuries, and was a main symbol for the rulers of 17th and 18th century feudal Japan

thekimonogallery: “ Kimono. Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery. A chirimen silk kimono featuring colorful finely-detailed yuzen-dyed ‘orizuru" (folded paper cranes). Gold foil outlining. The orizuru (ori- “folded,” tsuru “crane”),...

thekimonogallery: “ Kimono. Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery. A chirimen silk kimono featuring colorful finely-detailed yuzen-dyed ‘orizuru" (folded paper cranes). Gold foil outlining. The orizuru (ori- “folded,” tsuru “crane”),...

Taisho Wedding Robe. Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery. A large and impressive rinzu silk uchikake featuring large ‘kai-oke ’ (clam shell container for the aristocracy) and painted shell motifs.

Taisho Wedding Robe. Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery. A large and impressive rinzu silk uchikake featuring large ‘kai-oke ’ (clam shell container for the aristocracy) and painted shell motifs.

A fine meisen silk kimono featuring wave motifs.  Taisho Period (1912-1927), Japan.  The Kimono Gallery

A fine meisen silk kimono featuring wave motifs. Taisho Period (1912-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery

The graphic boldness of this kimono fits well into the Taisho era in which it was created: an era of design creativity and confidence. The unusual patterns with the hexagonal motifs were created utilizing the shibori tie-dye technique. 1912-26, Japan. The Kimono Gallery

The graphic boldness of this kimono fits well into the Taisho era in which it was created: an era of design creativity and confidence. The unusual patterns with the hexagonal motifs were created utilizing the shibori tie-dye technique. 1912-26, Japan. The Kimono Gallery

A silk kimono featuring colorful bamboo leaves.  Taisho Period (1911-1927), Japan.  The Kimono Gallery

A silk kimono featuring colorful bamboo leaves. Taisho Period (1911-1927), Japan. The Kimono Gallery

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