Kimono: The Art and Evolution of Japanese Fashion

Kimono: The Art and Evolution of Japanese

Highlights from one of the world’s most outstanding collections of traditional Japanese kimonos, with stunning examples from the Edo period through the twentieth century In traditional Japanese dress, the surface of the garment is most important. The T-shaped, straight-seamed, front-wrapping kimono has changed its shape very little over the centuries, but the weaving, dyeing, and embroidery used to decorate its surface make each a unique, wearable work of art. Choice of color and pattern vary richly to indicate gender, age, status, wealth, and taste, and are executed in a complex combination of weaving, dyeing, and embroidery techniques, with a single garment sometimes requiring the expert skills of a number of different artisans.Kimono showcases a magnificent range of kimonos from the the Khalili Collection, which comprises more than 200 garments and spans almost 300 years of Japanese textile artistry. Gorgeously illustrated and written by an international team of experts, the book surveys kimono of the imperial court, samurai aristocracy, and affluent merchant classes of the Edo period (1603–1868); the shifting styles and new color palette of Meiji period dress (1868–1912); and the bold and dazzling kimono of the Taisho (1912–26) and early Showa (1926–89) periods, whe...

  • Brand: Smithsonian
  • ASIN: 0500518025

Botanmu Women's Kimono Robe Japanese Dress Photography Cosplay Costume 5 Colors (Pink)

Botanmu Women's Kimono Robe Japanese Dress Photography Cosplay

Material:Polyester Freesize(Approx.):Bust:39-48inch----Length:45-47.5inch Color: As picture shows Suitable for cosplay,Photography,party etc.

  • Color: Pink
  • Brand: Botanmu
  • UPC: 701419963220

Japanese Kimono Paper Dolls (Dover Paper Dolls)

Japanese Kimono Paper Dolls (Dover Paper

Embodying an intricate blend of pattern and color, texture and composition, the Japanese kimono is a stunning garment with origins dating back to the Nara period (645–794). Its history is rich in tradition, culture, and art.Drawing her inspiration from the 18th- and 19th-century Japanese woodblock prints by such masters as Utamaro and Hiroshige, designer and fashion historian Ming-ju Sun has created this exotic collection of 26 exquisite costumes with two charming Japanese dolls to model them. The kimonos display a broad range of lovely fabrics — from simple, practical cottons to luxurious silks and satins — and a variety of traditional decorative elements — geometrics, florals, stripes, checks, plaids, animals, landscapes, Japanese characters, and circular crests. All are sensitively illustrated with clean line and lush color in the style of Japanese woodcuts.This entertaining and educational paper doll collection will be a favorite with children and collectors. As a full-color survey of the Japanese kimono as an art form, the volume will be valued by costume designers, students of the history of fashion, and the many people fascinated by Japanese art and culture.

  • Brand: Dover
  • ASIN: 0486250946
  • UPC: 800759250943

SSJ:Japanese Geisha Kimono Doll 11.8 Inches (Pink)

SSJ:Japanese Geisha Kimono Doll 11.8 Inches

Very Beautiful Japanese Geisha / Maiko style doll in Kimono (about 11.8 inches tall) standing on about 5.1 inches square base. This is the greatest chance for you to get both traditional Japanese dolls. All items are carefully chosen and sold by a real Native Japanese Seller who lives in Tokyo, Japan. The color and design of this item might look a little different: depends on your PC monitor; please understand this point. Even the same item looks different on your PC, iPad or the other portable mobile phone's monitor. Product is thoroughly checked. There is also a rare break it in the middle of the shipping. Return if the item is broken by any chance is also possible. Please contact us in that case. Amazon takes care of immediately returned goods correspondence. You will be able to buy things new again. Please spend a pleasant day. Warranty & Support Return Policy:You may return any new computer purchased from that is "dead on arrival," arrives in damaged condition, or is still in unopened boxes, for a full refund within 30 days of purchase. reserves the right to test "dead on arrival" returns and impose a customer fee equal to 15 percent of the product sales price if the customer misrepresents the condition of the product. Any returned compu...

  • Color: Pink
  • Brand: SSJ-D

YOY Fashion Hair Decor Japanese Traditional Style Hair Sticks Pins Picks Pics Forks for Women Girls Hair Accessory Two Prong with Floral and Hollow Out Flower, Black

YOY Fashion Hair Decor Japanese Traditional Style Hair

*Chinese hair stick embodies Chinese traditional culture, every style has different meanings or stories. *YOY hair sticks are the perfect accessories for you if you want to add a touch of elegance to your usual bun. *If you have never used a hair stick, maybe it's time to try this easy styling method and add a ton of variations to your hairstyles! Directions Step 1: Brush or comb hair to remove tangles. Step 2: Gather the hair into a ponytail. Step 3: Twist the hair with one hand while holding the base of the ponytail with the other. Step 4: Coil the hair around itself at the base and tuck the ends under the coil. Step 5: Push the stick in from the side, through the outermost coil to the scalp. Step 6: Push the stick up slightly to catch the hair of the middle coils. Step 7: Push the stick back down and finally out of the outermost coil on the other side of the bun. Step 8: Tuck all ends securely into the bun. NOTE:Real color may slightly different from pictures due to computer screen's resolution, brightness, contrast etc.

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: YOY
  • ASIN: B01GN7P7J2
  • UPC: 710619894661

Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns

Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and

Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns uses hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information on colors, fabrics and embellishments to paint a portrait of Japanese culture, art and thought. Lavish classical patterns, sweeping scenes, and the many motifs that have been woven, dyed, painted or embroidered into these textiles reveal a reflectiveness, a sense of humor, and an appreciation of exquisite beauty that is uniquely Japanese. Organized according to motifs traditionally associated with each season of the year, Kimono Design interprets the kimono's special language as expressed in depictions of: Flowers and grasses Birds and other animals Symbols of power, luck and prestige Land-and-seascapes scenes from literature, history and daily life scenes of travel and the Japanese concept of other lands and many others…Extensive notes on all the motifs demonstrate how the kimono reflects changing times and a sense of the timeless. Information on jewelry, hairpins and other accessories is scattered throughout to give a fuller sense of the Japanese art of dress. This is a volume that Japanophiles, historians, artists and designers will all cherish.

  • Brand: Keiko Nitanai
  • ASIN: 4805314281

Japanese Traditional Doll Geisha Doll Antique Japanese Dolls [A]

Japanese Traditional Doll Geisha Doll Antique Japanese Dolls

Ships from Hong Kong. Japanese Doll in Kimono. Display of Japanese culture. Material: Fabric + wood. NOTE: The dress, hair, cloth cannot be disassembled. Cannot be washed. Suitable for home decoration, shop decoration, gift for friends, collcetion and more. Please note that slight color difference should be acceptable due to the light and screen.

  • Color: Multicolor
  • Brand: Black Temptation
  • ASIN: B077SFZ6SH

A Japanese American Kimono Costume 1904 antique color photo print

A Japanese American Kimono Costume 1904 antique color

A Japanese American Issued 1904, New York Interesting and uncommon original antique offset color photographic print. Printed on quality period coated stock paper which retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness. In VG or better condition, overall clean and well preserved [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws]. The printed area remains visually pleasing, a nice impression of an image well worthy of framing for display. Any minor defects along the sheet edges and in the margins may be seen in the photos. Sheet measures c. 5 1/2" W x 12" H. Printed area measures c. 3 7/8" W x 9 1/8" H. [52555]

  • ASIN: B01BJ4FY42

Japanese Geisha Girl in Blue Kimono Antique Art Decorative Pill Box

Japanese Geisha Girl in Blue Kimono Antique Art

Compact pill box fits easily in your purse and has 4 sections to hold your pills.

  • Brand: Coastal Colors
  • ASIN: B00OWBG52U

MIS1950s Men's Kimono Japanese Printed Kimono Cardigan Jackets Flying Crane Open Front Coat Kimono Jackets

MIS1950s Men's Kimono Japanese Printed Kimono Cardigan Jackets

★ mens ripped skinny denim jeans slim fit stretch pencil pants for men skinny ripped destroyed slim fit jeans denim pants with zipper broken holes mens ripped straight fit stretch biker jeans with zipper denim jean for men ripped biker skinny slim hole distressed washed cotton cargo sport short baggy pants for men mens camouflage outdoor wear lightweight cargo short men dungarees belted wyoming cargo short men big & tall ranger side-elastic cargo shorts men classic fit perfect short mens big

  • Color: Multicolor
  • Brand: MIS1950s
  • ASIN: B07T9ZVC4L
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