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Studio portraits of Japanese women of wealth dressed in bathing costumes, Taisho era, c 1912- 26. S)

Studio portraits of Japanese women of wealth dressed in bathing costumes, Taisho era, c 1912- 26. S)

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Meiji rain wear- including traditional umbrella and rain-geta (shoes that keep her feet out for the water.)

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RESERVED Antique Katazome Indigo Cotton, 100 years old. Japanese Meiji / Taisho era folk textile

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.

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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

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A silk kimono featuring wide vertical color bands, highlighted with metallic threads.  Taisho period (1912-1926). The Kimono Gallery

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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

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