Yukata & Kimono (Usumono)

September 03, 2017

August Kimono 2017 Part 2

Saturday Kimono 2017-09-02 "Aqua Swirly Flowers"
Mitsukoshi Aqua Swirly Flowers
Sha-weave Hassun Nagoya Obi Grape Color
三越のアクア渦巻き花模様
紗八寸名古屋帯 葡萄色

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Friday Kimono 2017-09-01
Ramie Ōmi Chijimi Kimono 近江縮で麻100%
Lily Antique Ro-weave Nagoba Obi
ユリ柄アンティーク染絽縮緬夏帯

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Friday Kimono 2017-08-25
Ramie Ōmi Chijimi Kimono 近江縮で麻100%
Hakata Hanhaba Obi Brown Butterfly
本場筑前博多織 正絹小袋帯 蝶々

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Wednesday Kimono 2017-08-23
Summer Shiozawa Tsumugi Kimono
塩沢紬 亀甲絣 単衣
Manju-kiku motif sha-weave Nagoya obi
万寿菊 正絹 紗 開きなごや帯 茶紫

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Tuesday Kimono 2017-08-22
Lavender Cotton-Ramie Ōmi Chijimi
薄紫 綿麻 近江縮み
Manju-kiku motif sha-weave Nagoya obi
万寿菊 正絹 紗 開きなごや帯 茶紫

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Monday Kimono 2017-08-21
Lavender Cotton-Ramie Ōmi Chijimi
薄紫 綿麻 近江縮み
Hakata Hanhaba Obi Arabesque Stripe
半幅帯 本場筑前博多織 正絹小袋帯 唐草

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Saturday Kimono 2017-08-19 "Aqua Swirly Flowers"
Mitsukoshi Aqua Swirly Flowers
Sha-weave Hassun Nagoya Obi Grape Color
三越のアクア渦巻き花模様
紗八寸名古屋帯 葡萄色

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Friday Kimono 2017-08-18
Antique Summer Ro-weave kimono with Lily Motif
アンティーク 正絹 絽 夏着物 百合尽くし
Antique Embroidered Lily Sha-weave Nagoya obi
百合 刺繍 正絹 紗 開きなごや帯 茶紫

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August 18, 2017

August Kimono 2017 Part 1

Thursday Yukata 2017-08-17 "Tsuwabuki" Yukata
* From Monday through Wednesday I was home working, so no kimono for those days

Cotton-Ramie Yukata with Tsuwabuki (Japanese Silverleaf) Motif
Hakata Hanhaba Obi Brown Butterfly
つわぶき格子の綿麻浴衣、
本場筑前博多織 正絹小袋帯 蝶々



Sunday Yukata 2017-08-13 "Grape" Yukata
Cotton-Ramie Yukata with Grape Motif
Hakata Hanhaba Obi Arabesque Stripe
「白色 葡萄蔦」の綿麻浴衣、
半幅帯 本場筑前博多織 正絹小袋帯 唐草

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Saturday Yukata 2017-08-12 "Grape" Yukata
Cotton-Ramie Yukata with Grape Motif
Sha-weave Hassun Nagoya Obi Grape Color
「白色 葡萄蔦」の綿麻浴衣、
紗八寸名古屋帯 葡萄色

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Friday Yukata 2017-08-11 "Tsuwabuki" Yukata
Cotton-Ramie Yukata with Tsuwabuki (Japanese Silverleaf) Motif
Hakata Hanhaba Obi Arabesque Stripe
つわぶき格子の綿麻浴衣、
半幅帯 本場筑前博多織 正絹小袋帯 唐草

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Thursday Kimono 2017-08-10 "Lavender Ōmi Chijimi"
Cotton-Ramie Lavender Ōmi Chijimi,
Ichiroya Hassun Tsumugi Nagoya Obi Wave-Pattern
綿麻 近江縮み、
八寸名古屋帯 紬 リズミカルな波模様 正絹

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Tuesday Kimono 2017-08-08 "Aqua Swirly Flowers"
Mitsukoshi Aqua Swirly Flowers
Sha-weave Hassun Nagoya Obi Grape Color
三越のアクア渦巻き花模様
紗八寸名古屋帯 葡萄色

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Tuesday Kimono 2017-08-07 Denim Color Ojiya Chijimi
Denim Color Ojiya Chijimi
JYA Taisho Era Asagao Motif Ro-weave Nagoya Heko Obi
小千谷ちぢみ 本麻 淡いグレーがかったブルー系
顔の夏帯 絽 希少アンティーク かわいい刺繍

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Saturday Kimono 2017-08-05 Antique Ro Autumn Grasses
JYA Taisho Era Asagao Motif Ro-weave Nagoya Heko Obi
秋草 アンティーク〜正絹絽
顔の夏帯 絽 希少アンティーク かわいい刺繍

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Friday Yukata 2017-08-04 Cotton Ro Bamboo
大正友禅型の紫織庵の綿絽の浴衣 竹の柄
Tobu Tansuya Ro Tsuzure Hassun Nagoya Obi
東武タンス屋 絽綴 絹 八寸名古屋帯 クリーム

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July 31, 2017

AF's July Kimono 2017 Part 2

Monday Yukata 2017-07-31 "Tsuwabuki" Yukata
Cotton-Ramie Yukata with Tsuwabuki (Japanese Silverleaf) Motif
Hakata Hanhaba Obi Brown Butterfly
つわぶき格子の綿麻浴衣、
本場筑前博多織 正絹小袋帯 蝶々
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Sunday Kimono 2017-07-30 for OC Talk at Atomi
Cotton-Ramie Shijira-weave Hitoe
Ichiroya Hassun Tsumugi Nagoya Obi Wave-Pattern
しじら織り単衣 紺地に縦縞柄
八寸名古屋帯 紬 リズミカルな波模様 正絹
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Friday Kimono 2017-07-28
Denim Color Ojiya Chijimi, Sha Nagoya Obi
小千谷ちぢみ 本麻 淡いグレーがかったブルー系
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Thursday Yukata 2017-07-27
Yukata with Tsuwabuki (Japanese Silverleaf) Motif
Hakata Hanhaba Obi Arabesque Stripe
つわぶき格子の綿麻浴衣、
半幅帯 本場筑前博多織 正絹小袋帯 唐草
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Wednesday Komon 2017-07-26 (Must have been a rainy day)
"Fuji" ceo-α Shibori Komon, Hakata-esque poly Kyōshi-ori Nagoya obi
「富士山」セオα小紋
博多風 八寸名古屋帯 京紫織 ストライプ
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Tuesday Komon 2017-07-25
"Fuji" ceo-α Shibori Komon 「富士山」セオα小紋
JYA Taisho Era Asagao Motif Ro-weave Nagoya Heko Obi
顔の夏帯 絽 希少アンティーク かわいい刺繍
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Monday Yukata 2017-07-24 "Tsuwabuki" Yukata
Cotton-Ramie Yukata with Tsuwabuki (Japanese Silverleaf) Motif
Hakata Nagoya Obi Brown Kenjō
つわぶき格子の綿麻浴衣、
博多名古屋帯 献上
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Saturday Kimono 2017-07-22
Green Koma-ro weave kimono with Pussy-Willow (?) Motif
Grape Motif Sha-weave Nagoya Obi
縞 よろけ 緑 駒絽着物
紗織名古屋帯 グレー地に葡萄
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Friday Kimono 2017-07-21
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Thursday Kimono 2017-07-20
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Wednesday Kimono 2017-07-19
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Tuesday Kimono 2017-07-18
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Monday Kimono 2017-07-17
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July 16, 2017

Saturday Yukata 2017-07-15 Tsuwabuki

Cotton-Ramie Yukata with Tsuwabuki (Japanese Silverleaf) Motif
Grape motif Nagoya obi

つわぶき格子の綿麻浴衣、
葡萄柄の名古屋帯

A Quote from the Afterword to Strange Tale East of the Sumidagawa:

「庭の隅に咲いた石蕗花(つわぶき)の黄い花に赤蜻蛉がとまっていた。」
A red dragonfly had set on the yellow flower of the tsuwabuki in the corner of the garden

永井荷風 『墨東綺譚』 の「作後贅言」、岩波文庫、179頁



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Tsuwabuki plant
Print by Kawarazaki Shodo 河原崎 奨堂 (1889-1973)
Photo, pinterest

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July 15, 2017

Friday Kimono 2017-07-14

Another Ojiya Chijimi Kimono

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July 13, 2017

Thursday Kimono 2017-07-13

Awaji Shijira Kimono (same Nagoya obi as yesterday)

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July 12, 2017

Wednesday Kimono 2017-07-12

Ojiya Chijimi Kimono
小千谷縮み

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Sunday Yukata 2017-07-08

Attempt at Taisho-style yukata worn for neighborhood firefly viewing.

Until the "Yukata Boom"(1980s?) it was standard for adult women to wear yukata without nagajuban (but with hada-juban) and Nagoya obi.

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July 11, 2017

Tuesday Kimono 2017-07-11

Summer shiozawa 塩沢 kimono

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July 07, 2017

Happy Tanabata! 2017-7-7

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July 06, 2017

Thursday Kimono 2017-07-06

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July 05, 2017

Wednesday Kimono 2017-07-05

塩沢夏単衣、万寿菊柄の紗名古屋

Shiozawa summer hitoe, Manju-kiku motif sha-weave Nagoya obi

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July 04, 2017

Tuesday Yukata 2017-07-04

Tuesday Yukata 2017-07-04
「富士山」絞りの浴衣、変わり貝ノ口結びの半幅袋帯
"Fujisan" Shibori Yukata, kawari-kainokuchi hanhaba fukuro obi

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September 09, 2016

Monday Kimono 2016-08-29

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Saturday Kimono 2016-08-27

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August 31, 2016

Friday Kimono 2016-08-26

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Thursday Kimono 2016-08-25

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Tuesday Kimono 2016-08-23

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August 30, 2016

Friday Kimono 2016-08-20

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Thursday Kimono 2016-08-19

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Wednesday Kimono 2016-08-17

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August 27, 2016

Tuesday Kimono 2016-08-16

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Monday Kimono 2016-08-15

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Saturday Kimono 2016-08-13

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Thursday Kimono 2016-08-11

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