Japanese Kimono as Art,Japan - In studying the making of traditional Japanese clothing it seems to as ritualistic as the tea ceremony. I believe in progress but the old customs, the art of creating, hopefully will never be lost to Japan.
This beautiful UCHUKAKE is usually brocaded or embroidered with the motif of congratulations such as cranes, pines, and a bounty of flowers. It is believed that UCHIKAKE started to be worn by the high-clas
Kimono Hime book 10 scan by Satomi Grim. An apron and no juban, with wrinkled kitsuke, high heels, straw hat and drooping sleeves, gives this kimono the look of a dress (in the kitchen?) rather than a rigidly constructed stiff garment.