Katazome is a traditional Japanese dye technique using a katagami stencil and flour and water resist paste. Around 100 years old, this Meiji / Taisho era textile is covered with geometric flowers framed in bamboo. Hand spun, hand woven cotton. Quite sturdy.
Taisho Kimono - Taisho era (1912-1926). A high-grade rinzu silk kimono that features large, bold paper-crane motifs throughout. These motifs were created using the yuzen dyeing technique. Gold surihaku (metal leafing) outlining. A single mon (family crest) on the back. 49" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 59" height. The Kimono Gallery
Ro Kimono - Taisho era (1912-1926). A sheer silk Ro kimono featuring yuzen-dyed paper bird motifs spread evenly over a black background. Rinzu base with gold foil outlining and a single mon. 50" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 60" height. The Kimono Gallery