Butterfly & Flower Bands, silk, Japanese kimono. A pure silk, Japanese kimono, with bands of chou (butterflies), sasa (bamboo leaves) and hana (flowers) on very pale cream. Cyprus wood fence lattice design in the weave of the of the silk. The silk is a good weight and has a smooth satin finish, which feels lovely.
Kimono of tsumugi weave titled "Ise" by Shimura Fukumi, Japanese National Living Treasure
a woman in kimono@#kyoto #japan Love the subtle colors