Kimono Japanese Shôwa era, 1930s Kimono of silk crepe with occasional weft-patterning of staggered lines in silk and metallic thread; stencil-dyed (kata-yuzen), painted and embroidered with silk and metallic threads,
This is a fabulous pink kimono from around Taisho Period(1912-1926). Flowers cart, wisteria and cherry blossom motifs are dyed colorfully with yellow mist pattern. In the left front and shoulder, gorgeous embroidery is added. Textile is silk with damask effect(rinzu), and has soft and smooth touch. Lapel is bachi-eri(folded lapel).
Furisode featuring Plank Bridges (Yatsuhashi), irises and Swallow. Late 18th, early 19th century, Japan. Paste-resist dyeing (yuzen) and silk and metallic thread embroidery on yellow-green silk crepe (chirimen). LACMA (Gift of Mrs. Philip A. Colman in memory of Philip A. Colman)
...from the Tokyo National Museum
Haneda Tokio Yuzen kimono "Byakuya" (Kimono, "White Night", Yuzen dyeing) An innovative rendering of a painting-like motif resulting in a bold and novel design, this is a good example of how the use of wax resist can open up new possibilities for Yuzen dyeing.