Hiromi Kikuchi Vertical Silk Gauze for Kimono with Edo Komon "Long Undulating Stripes"
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|Exhibition||The 56th Textiles Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (2022)|
|Awards||Incentive Award / Daimaru Matsuzakaya Award|
Edo komon (literally “Edo small crests”) developed during the Edo period (1603–1868) as a finely detailed decoration for kamishimo, a piece of formal attire worn by samurai. Later, the style spread to commoners’ kimono as well. Historically, Edo komon is dyed using Ise stenciles (Ise katagami).