The KIMONO'S history goes back to 1,500years.
Court ladies dressed in KIMONO. In the mid-17th century (Edogidai),ordirary
people were permitted to wear them. KIMONO can be used as a wedding dress
or full dress. KIMONO are expensive ceremonial dress which can be handed
down from mother to daughter.(Silk 100%) 170cm x 135cm
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Good luck flowers a peony,a chrysanthemum,a plum and a maple are drawn
as pattern on fans. Specially,a peony is the most noble flower. The main
pattern is drawn on the left corner of this KIMONO. This is a first class
KIMONO that's designed with basic sense, it will feel soft to the touch.
This is a gorgeous FURISODE-KIMONO. The basic colors are black, red
and gold. GOSHOGURUMA means oxcart for the nobility from the 8th century.
The main pattern is an oxcart with splendid flowering plants. FURISODE-KIMONO
is a full dress for unmarried girls, a big peony shows her beauty. Embroider
pattern of peony on the left corner.
TSURU, which are called "happy bird" are hovering in the sky.
TSURU is a migratory bird. When the winter comes, they fly in from Siberia.
TSURU is also symbol of Japan Air Lines. There are patterns of waves in
the hem line at the bottom of this KIMONO. This is a FURISODE-KIMONO it
is the most formal costume for unmarried girls.
A pattern of bamboo woods. Bamboo was a popular as a happy tree from
days of old. The leaf of bamboo are painted with gold dust and white leaves
called GOFUN, are painted with shell dust. This way of drying white is unique
to the rest of the world.
This pattern of Calico came from Southeast Asia and India. Japan tradad
with these countries from the 8th century till the middle of the17th century,
Calico got a regular position as a pattern for KIMONO at this time. This
type has many small patterns allover. we call it KOMON.