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Japanese Fabric and Kimono Fabric / A curated look at our Favorite Japanese Fabric Patterns and Traditional Japanese Fabric / Japanese Print Fabric / Japanese Textiles

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Image result for about japanese embroidery Japanese embroidery (nihon shishu in Japanese) is a collection of embroidery techniques that originated more than 1600 years ago. Over time, as shishu developed its own unique Japanese qualities and characteristics, it took on a more artistic purpose.  #silk #embroidery

silk embroidery

Image result for about japanese embroidery Japanese embroidery (nihon shishu in Japanese) is a collection of embroidery techniques that originated more than 1600 years ago. Over time, as shishu developed its own unique Japanese qualities and characteristics, it took on a more artistic purpose. #silk #embroidery

The kimono (着物, きもの) is a traditional Japanese garment. The word kimono literally means ki (着 "wearing", specifically on the upper body) + mono (物 "thing"). Over time, the kimono has come to be a T-shaped wrapped garment with set sleeve lengths, variations and a set way of construction.   #japanese #kimono #fabric

japanese kimono fabric pattern

The kimono (着物, きもの) is a traditional Japanese garment. The word kimono literally means ki (着 "wearing", specifically on the upper body) + mono (物 "thing"). Over time, the kimono has come to be a T-shaped wrapped garment with set sleeve lengths, variations and a set way of construction. #japanese #kimono #fabric

Large tapestry embroidered with silk. Superb craftsmanship. Mythological theme   #japanese #silk #embroidery

Japanese Silk Embroidery

Large tapestry embroidered with silk. Superb craftsmanship. Mythological theme #japanese #silk #embroidery

Large Meiji Period Silk Embroidery Tapestry, Kirin & Phoenix, Japan, circa 1890  #handembroidery #japanese

Hand Embroidery Japanese

Large Meiji Period Silk Embroidery Tapestry, Kirin & Phoenix, Japan, circa 1890 #handembroidery #japanese

“The present is outside of time.” ― H. E. Davey, The Japanese Way of the Artist: Living the Japanese Arts & Ways, Brush Meditation, The Japanese Way of the Flower   #japanese #fabric

Japanese fabric

“The present is outside of time.” ― H. E. Davey, The Japanese Way of the Artist: Living the Japanese Arts & Ways, Brush Meditation, The Japanese Way of the Flower #japanese #fabric

"Design is a vital component to the enrichment of our everyday lives. Japan has a very rich history and culture of design, and I feel it is a very important dialogue to open and keep evolving"-  Issey Miyake   #japanese #fabric #design

Japanese Fabric Design

"Design is a vital component to the enrichment of our everyday lives. Japan has a very rich history and culture of design, and I feel it is a very important dialogue to open and keep evolving"- Issey Miyake #japanese #fabric #design

"I have always appreciated designers who dare to reinterpret fabrics and proportions, so I follow the Japanese and Belgian designers. The pieces are so animated. When they lie still, they are one thing, but once you stand them up or wear them, they become something else"   Zaha Hadid   #japanese #fabric #design

Japanese Fabric Design

"I have always appreciated designers who dare to reinterpret fabrics and proportions, so I follow the Japanese and Belgian designers. The pieces are so animated. When they lie still, they are one thing, but once you stand them up or wear them, they become something else" Zaha Hadid #japanese #fabric #design

Japanese kimono fabric  #japanesefabric

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Japanese kimono fabric #japanesefabric

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thekimonogallery: Closeup of the embroidered details of a Showa-period mid 20th century kimono.

Non-Western Historical Fashion

thekimonogallery: Closeup of the embroidered details of a Showa-period mid 20th century kimono.