Pinterest

Explore Taisho Period, Japanese Clothing, and more!

The Kimono Gallery

A fine meisen silk kimono featuring interlocking “kikko” (tortoise-shell) motifs. The Kimono Gallery

From Haruko Watanabe's collection "Modern Design Meisen Exhibition" at Anna Leonowens Gallery at NSCAD in Halifax, Canada

Report from the "Modern Design Meisen Exhibition" at Anna Leonowens Gallery at NSCAD in Halifax, Canada. 16 to Many people showed up at the opening on About 50 meisen kimonos were

Meisen kimono from the first half the 20th century. Japan. Boston Museum of the Fine Arts.

Meisen kimono from the first half the century. Boston Museum of the Fine Arts.

Meisen Kimono ~AmyLH~

Mid-Showa era A very bold meisen (ikat) silk kimono with a white cotton inner lining.

Awaji Island (Japan) Fisherman's Coats

Awaji Island (Japan) Fisherman's Coat / what a sensational top layer :)

Meisen kimono | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Purple and magenta ikat dyed kimono patterned with hexagons of light purple and magenta alternating with striped diamonds; woven with dark purple warp and pale purple warp ikat-dyed with magenta; lined in red and pink cotton plain weave

3035399_Serizawa_14_450_1_ (374x400, 29Kb)

Serizawa Keisuke Pattern Imitating Glaze Dripping Down the Side of a Jar, Kimono, stencil-dyed banana-bark cloth, 61 x 50 in. Tohoku Fukushi University Serizawa Keisuke Art and Craft Museum. (via Serizawa: Master of Japanese Textile Design)

Tsumugi Kimono with 'picture' kasuri' titled "Dews of Flowers" by Sasaki Sonoko, Japanese National Living Treasure

Tsumugi Kimono with 'picture' kasuri' titled "Dews of Flowers" by Sasaki Sonoko, Japanese National Living Treasure

Empress Wanrong's- Her marriage to Puyi turned out to be an unhappy one. Some historians, Puyi and Wanrong did not consummate their marriage and they remained childless. Wanrong was known to have had some form of mental illness, which appeared to be curable by opium. She started smoking opium, with permission from Puyi, and gradually became addicted to it

We have a similar dress to this one of Empress Wanrong, who was the wife of Henry Puyi, the last emperor of China, wearing imperial court attire.

Abstract red kimono fabric pattern ~AmyLH~ possibly Haruko Wanatabe

Report from the "Modern Design Meisen Exhibition" at Anna Leonowens Gallery at NSCAD in Halifax, Canada. 16 to Many people showed up at the opening on About 50 meisen kimonos were