Japanese Shibori Furisode
Early Taisho period, 1912-1920.
Young woman's kimono with tie-dye, yuzen dyeing, gold and silver surihaku, and silk embroidery. 50½"across shoulders; 58"long. This beautiful and very unusual kimono is in excellent condition. Read about yuzen, surihaku and shibori on tthe Design Techniques page. The combination of these varying methods is astonishing, and most effective, as you can see in the detail below. SALE: $1150