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artemisdreaming:

Chôken (Nô Costume), 1901/25, Meiji period (1868-1912)/ Taishô period (1912-1926)
Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, complex gauze weave with supplementary brocading wefts 125.4 x 207 cm (49 x 81 1/2 in.)Art Institute of Chicago gift of Mrs. J. L. Valentine, 1928.812

artemisdreaming:

Chôken (Nô Costume), 1901/25, Meiji period (1868-1912)/ Taishô period (1912-1926)

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, complex gauze weave with supplementary brocading wefts
125.4 x 207 cm (49 x 81 1/2 in.)
Art Institute of Chicago gift of Mrs. J. L. Valentine, 1928.812

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japaneseaesthetics:

Two Gallinules and Lotus Leaves in Shallow Water in the Rain.  Woodblock print, 20th century, Japan, by artist Soseki. 
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of C. Adrian Rübel

, 1978.417

japaneseaesthetics:

Two Gallinules and Lotus Leaves in Shallow Water in the Rain.  Woodblock print, 20th century, Japan, by artist Soseki. 

Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of C. Adrian Rübel

, 1978.417


"Shoin",  a kimono created by artist Yuri Keiko.  Jury Prize winner at the (Institute ) Japan Dyers Association

"Shoin", a kimono created by artist Yuri Keiko. Jury Prize winner at the (Institute ) Japan Dyers Association

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fashionsfromhistory:

Wonsam
18th Century
South Korea

This was excavated from the tomb of Mrs. Yi (1664-1722) in Hanam City , Gyeonggi Province. Her husband was a member of the royal family of the Joseon Dynasty. Her descendants moved her tomb to a new place in 1999. Curators of the Gyeonggi Provincial Museum assisted with the move. Afterwards, the family donated many clothes excavated from the tomb.

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fashionsfromhistory:

Wonsam

18th Century

South Korea

This was excavated from the tomb of Mrs. Yi (1664-1722) in Hanam City , Gyeonggi Province. Her husband was a member of the royal family of the Joseon Dynasty. Her descendants moved her tomb to a new place in 1999. Curators of the Gyeonggi Provincial Museum assisted with the move. Afterwards, the family donated many clothes excavated from the tomb.

VCM