thekimonogallery: “ Outer kimono (uchikake), satin silk with appliqué and embroidery, Scenes from two well-known plays feature. The garment may have been worn by a Kabuki actor, but decorative themes on stage costumes were not usually so.
Japanese traditional silk brocaded embroidered wedding kimono with lining, or earlier. Fine embroidered wedding kimono gown with traditional wedding motif: flying white storks, flowers and flowers cart.
Tabane-Noshi Furisode - Meiji The prominent motif on this furisode is that of the Tabane-Noshi: "noshi" originally means narrow strips of dried abalone bundled together in the middle, and was the ritual offering to God in Japanese Shinto religion.