Kimono & Reconstruction

Kimono reconstruction Project is re-making something so Japanese and untouched as a kimono-garment. https://www.facebook.com/kimono.reconstruction.project
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-Though it was only plain white, the fabric billowed out like a handkerchief, and for half a moment she thought the woman might blow away.

-Though it was only plain white, the fabric billowed out like a handkerchief, and for half a moment she thought the woman might blow away - beautiful white kimono inspired maxi dress

Geisha with violin , ca 1905

Portrait of a Geisha with violin, ca. Geisha, Geiko, and Maiko are trained in classical Japanese arts, including music and dance.

"Kimono (Furisode) Date: Culture: Japanese Medium: silk" - And be not infirm, and be not grieving, and you shall have the upper hand if you are believers.” Surah Al-i Imran, 139

Kimono

Kimono Designer: Iida & Co./Takashimaya (Japanese, founded Date: ca. 1910 Culture: Japanese Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 53 in. cm) Length (b): 123 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Harold T. Marcus, 1995 Accession Number: b

Kimono

Kimono Designer: Iida & Co./Takashimaya (Japanese, founded Date: ca. 1910 Culture: Japanese Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 53 in. cm) Length (b): 123 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Harold T. Marcus, 1995 Accession Number: b

Kimono, Japan

From their hairstyle to their shoes, it's more physically demanding to be a Maiko than a Geisha. Maiko(or Hangyoku if from Tokyo) wear quite high, unpainted wooden clogs known as Okobo. Geisha (or Geiko if from Kyoto) wear geta that are lower.

Geigi Koiku and her Cat 1883  This colour lithograph shows Koiku of the Shitaya geisha district in Tokyo as a young geisha holding her pet cat. The lithograph is captioned 藝妓 (geigi) 小幾 (Koiku).  Text and image via Blue Ruin 1 on Flickr

Geigi Koiku and her Cat, 1883 This colour lithograph shows Koiku of the Shitaya geisha district in Tokyo as a young geisha holding her pet cat. The lithograph is captioned 藝妓 (geigi) 小幾 (Koiku)

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Kimono display - searching for ideas on how to display my antique wedding kimono

A-ah, Matsushima, ah!

A-ah, Matsushima, ah!

ki-mono reconstruction all images

ki-mono reconstruction all images

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ki-mono reconstruction all images

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