Antique Japanese Clothing & Textiles Antique Japanese Clothing & Textiles


Japanese textile arts enjoy a just reputation for the beauty of its textile designs, ranging from the most gorgeous embroidered silk fashions to the simplest rugged garments, in creating refreshed fashion with subtle nuances of texture and color. The most famous Japanese textiles are represented in numerous forms including kimono, obi, yukata, noragi vests, firemen's coats, obi braid ties, all of which range from hand-dyeing, hand stitching, resist dyeing and Shibori silk.