Summer Kimono. Early-Showa period (1927-1940), Japan. The Kimono Gallery. An hitoe (unlined) silk summer kimono featuring woven carp jumping in a turbulent water.
A silk kimono featuring subtle bamboo patterns in urushi and rinzu techniques. Late Taisho to Early Showa era (1920-1940), Japan. The Kimo...
A girls’s silk kimono featuring chrysanthemum and peony motifs. Taisho period (1912-1926), Japan. The Kimono Gallery
Silk furisode, early Showa period (1930′s), Japan. Art Institute of Chicago. Photography by Lori L Stalteri on Flickr
A plain silk miyamairi kimono used for christening a baby boy at a Shinto ceremony, featuring a hawk. Yuzen-dyeing, sagara, embroidery highlights, indigo painting. Late Edo period (1840-1868). The Kimono Gallery
A photo of a modern woman of the Taisho period (1912-1927), Japan.
Early Summer in Japan - Woman in Kimono with Umbrella | Yukiko Takachi 初夏を歩む
A handfasting ceremony is an ancient marriage ritual made popular in Ireland and Scottland during the Early Christian period. This
ORIBE .Dish in the Shape of an Arrow's Fletching Momoyama period (1573–1615) early 17th century Japan Medium: Stoneware with underglaze iron brown and copper-green glaze (Mino ware, Oribe type)。MET Collection
Unlined Kosode (Hitoe) with Grasses and Dewdrops Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: second half of the 18th–19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Resist-dyed plain-weave silk gauze (ro) embroidered with silk and metallic thread
Embroidered Furisode - Meiji (1868-1911). An unusual silk furisode featuring many yuzen motifs on a large checkered background. Much satin-stitch embroidery, metallic couching, and foil. Five mon. Double inner lining, so likely a garment intended for winter wear. 49" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 68" height. The Kimono Gallery
A period of happiness or beauty - to pass the summer in a place of leisure
I ❤ crazy quilting & embroidery . . .Crazy Patchwork Dressing Gown~ Dressing gown with shawl collar, raglan sleeves and a fitted waist, with an A-line skirt and a patch pocket. The crazy patchwork has been made from cotton, silk and rayon in many different colours and embroidered over the seams.The lining is thought to have been made from parachute silk. Circa 1940-1950, Quilt Museum and Gallery, York
Dress, U.K., ca. 1872. Cotton, trimmed with silk braid; bone buttons. Unlined. Victoria & Albert Museum: “This is a jaunty, sensible woman’s outfit of the early 1870s ... A hemline just at the ankle indicates a garment intended for walking outdoors. ... It is made of cotton, so it is easily washed and dried. Despite its practical use, the ensemble still incorporates the details of fashionable dress, with an overskirt in front and a bustle worn underneath at the back.”
Navajo woman with a woven rug on the Navajo Reservation in Apache County (Ariz.) ca. 1940
How to make an origami jumping frog. ---------- Origami: Jumping Frogs Designed by: traditional Made by: Heather ---------- Today's origami lesson is the second in the series. Today we will make a jumping frog. These are a fun project for the summer days. You can make a few and have everyone jump their frogs to see which one goes farther o...
Extend your summer wardrobe with this lightweight woven kimono printed with a boho-chic pattern bordering the loose, open-front silhouette. Color(s): navy. Brand: ANGIE. Style Name: Angie Print Kimono. Style Number: 5301822. Available in stores. $39.00