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Five centuries of Japanese kimono

Five centuries of Japanese kimono

on this sleeve of fondest dreams.

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Published by Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kitagawa, Utamaro, -- 1753?-1806,
  • Kimonos,
  • Nō

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles5 centuries of Japanese kimono.
    SeriesMuseum studies (Chicago , Ill.) -- v. 18, no. 1., Museum studies (Chicago, Ill.) -- 18, no. 1.
    ContributionsArt Institute of Chicago.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18006602M
    ISBN 100865591008

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out of 5 stars Five Centuries of Japanese Kimono. Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Five centuries of Japanese kimono book. Five Centuries is a bit of a misnomer. The book consists of several essays on kimono topics. Two good ones on kimono for Noh drama.

Not quite what I thought I was getting. Read more.3/5(1). Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Art Institute of Chicago. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "This issue is devoted to the museum's collection of Japanese costumes and has been prepared in conjunction with the exhibition Five centuries of Japanese kimono: on this sleeve of fondest dreams."--Page 4.

Kimono fashions have evolved over the centuries in response to varied influences. Today modern innovations are making the wearing of kimono at home and elsewhere an attractive alternative to Western garments. These are included here, along with a discussion of aesthetics, the history of the kimono, and the meaning that kimono culture can have Cited by: The kimono (きもの/着物) (lit., "thing to wear" – from the verb ki ((着)), "to wear (on the shoulders)" and the noun mono ((物)), "thing") is a traditional Japanese garment and the national dress of kimono is a flat, T-shaped garment with square sleeves and a rectangular body, worn left over right unless the wearer is deceased.

It is always worn with an obi, and Kanji: 着物. The Japanese Kimono. Hugo Munsterberg. Hong Kong, This small book traces the history of the kimono from its antecedents twelve centuries ago, through the Momoyama and Edo periods, up to its contemporary influence on designers such as Kenzo and Issey.

Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies, Vol. 18, No. 1, Five Centuries of Japanese Kimono: On This Sleeve of Fondest Dreams (), pp. + The Art Institute of Chicago DOI: / A kimono -- literally translated as "the thing worn" -- is a traditional Japanese garment defined by its straight seams, "T" shape, and intense decorative detail.

Although it's been in existence since the late eighth century, it wasn't until the late 16th century that the articles of clothing began to resemble the long, hanging ensembles we. In Kimono: A Modern History, textile historian Terry Satsuki Milhaupt encourages her readers to ‘reflect deeply and broadly on what the kimono has meant at various points in its long history’ (p.

).In this ambitious project, she identifies ‘modern’ with the period from the s onwards. In Japan, the second half of the 19th century was a time of intense social. beginning of the 19th century the silk kimono was the accepted garb of the wealthy. In the Meiji era (), many men began wearing western-style clothing and the kimono was only worn for official events or relaxation at home.

As ofgovernment officials were. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Japanese kimono has been a traditional garment worn by many in Japan for centuries and still holds remarkable symbolic and historical significance in the 21 st century.

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From the 17th to the 20th century the kimono was the principal piece of clothing in Japan for both men and women. But now it’s an inspiration for fashion all over the world. Kimono. Geisha was followed by a book about kimono, called Kimono: Fashioning an interview withshe explains that in 11th-century Japanese court literature, women authors such as Murasaki Shikibu wrote lengthy descriptions of kimono in their work.

Dalby believes, that from an anthropological point of view, the dress of the period must be taken. The kimono is an iconic garment with a history as rich and colourful as the textiles from which it is crafted. Deeply associated with Japanese culture both past and present, it has often been thought of as a highly gendered, rigidly traditional and unchanging national costume.

This book challenges that perception, revealing the nuanced meanings and messages behind the kimono. The Arts of Japan Galleries have been transformed into a dazzling fashion show of kimono from the late eighteenth century to the present day.

Translated literally as "thing to wear," the kimono has gone through major transformations throughout history: in the Edo period (–) it was an everyday garment, and now it is worn mainly on special occasions and collected as. V&A Pattern Kimono shows some of the best Japanese textile patterns at the V&A spanning over years from the early nineteenth century to the present.

The brief text is followed by 60 stunning color illustrations that showcase the delicate and beautiful patterns of Reviews: The colorful and stylized kimono—the national garment of Japan—expresses not only Japanese aesthetic sensibilities but the soul of Japan as well.

Largely discarded by men a century ago in the name of modernity and efficiency, kimono is still worn by typical women on formal occasions and by exceptional women, such as geisha, in their daily work. vintage japanese kimono fabric The bundles, sets, bolts, and yardage offered below comes from kimono, haori or obi we have taken apart because there were blemishes or signs of age.

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Elegant. Alluring. Timeless. Kimono have origins that can be traced back over a millennium, and until the last century they were the everyday wear for the majority of Japanese.

Now, kimono are more commonly associated with major life events and certain classical arts such as the tea ceremony. KYOTO — When you consider the amount of time that one of Japan’s most famous kimono makers spends on each garment, even the most celebrated Western couture houses start to look like fast fashion.