Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection of Japanese fashion brand JOTARO SAITO on March 18, 2014, in Tokyo.
Itchiku Kubota kimono. An extraordinary artist. Visit the Itchiku Kubota museum in Yamanashi, Japan if you can. You will be amazed.
Furisode, second half 19th century, Japan. “Long-sleeved robe (furisode) with design of pine trees embroidered and couched in black silk on a black silk crepe ground, resist dyed; lined with red crêpe with design of bamboo embroidered in red silk; three white floral crests along the upper back and sleeves; padded hem. Silk plain-weave crepe ground embroidered and couched with silk; resist-dyed”