Japanese Costume

Collection by Cathy Raymond


Information about Japanese costume from all periods of history, especially the early ones

Cathy Raymond
Samurai in Yokohama, ca. 1866 by Felice Beato. Rare photo of true samurai. Approximately two years after this photograph was taken, the samurai were abolished. Japanese History, Japanese Culture, Japanese Art, Katana, Geisha, Rare Photos, Old Photos, Bushido, Photo Vintage

Old Japan Comes to Life in Images From The Metropolitan Museum of Art Archives

 I love kimono! Especially vintage/retro style. I love modern/harajuku style, too, but Taisho roman rules my heart, lol. I'm always looking to make some great kimono loving friends! Antique Photos, Vintage Photographs, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Belle Epoque, Japanese Costume, Japanese History, History Of Photography, Japan Photo

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Court lady of the Kamakura Period , Japan. Scan from book “The… Japanese Clothing, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Costume, Japanese Kimono, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Traditional Fashion, Traditional Outfits, Orientation Outfit

Court lady of the Kamakura Period (1185-1333) , Japan. Scan from book “The History of Women’s Costume in Japan.” Scanned by Lumikettu of Flickr. Japanese costume many centuries ago…recreation accomplished in Kyoto during the 1930’s

Fourth part on my kimono tutorial. Finally managed some free time to put this together! ^^ The info here is summarized, for more info and example pict. Kimono Tutorial - Part 04

Kimono Tutorial - Part 03

::EDIT 2:: Fixed an incorrect info about bunko musubi - I found out one of it's examples is actually a similar knot, called cho musubi (or "cho cho musu... Kimono Tutorial - Part 03

Japan, circa very unusual paper mache Oriental woman with inset hair, brown glass eyes, pierced nostrils, paper.

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Japan Photo: Ancient Japanese Clothing, Yayoi Period B. - 250 A. Yayoi Era, Yayoi Period, Costume Japonais, Asian Gallery, Heian Period, Look At My, Japanese Warrior, Japanese Costume, Japanese History

Japan Photo: Ancient Japanese Clothing, Yayoi Period (400 B.C. - 250 A.D.)

Photo of Ancient Japanese Clothing, Yayoi Period (400 B.C. - 250 A.D.) for fans of Japan 31064311