Japanese imported 55% linen/ 45% cotton Echino fabric designed by Etsuko Furuya for Kokka Fabrics.

Japanese imported 55% linen/ 45% cotton Echino fabric designed by Etsuko Furuya for Kokka Fabrics.

These beautiful prints are salesman's samples of kimono cloth designs. Salespeople would bring these pieces to kimono makers in order to showcase the different patterns available. With its origins as

These beautiful prints are salesman's samples of kimono cloth designs. Salespeople would bring these pieces to kimono makers in order to showcase the different patterns available. With its origins as

"Three Peonies" by Hiroshige (ca. 1830s). Source: The Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution.

"Three Peonies" by Hiroshige (ca. 1830s). Source: The Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution.

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