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Kimono, Nishijin-gasuri

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Nishijin-ori is usually associated with kimono sashes (obi), but this kasuri fabric is also used to make the kimono itself. The best known style is the kasuri-omeshi, where the pre-dyed yarn brings out the lustre of the silk to create deep, delicate shades that really strike a chord with wearers.

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  • Title: Kimono, Nishijin-gasuri
  • Subject Keywords: Nishijin-gasuri, Fabric, Nishijin Weaving, Silk, Kasuri, Kimono, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Nishijin
  • Type: Textile

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