Showcasing silk dyed with beni and safflower, and lacquered in gold, this kimono design dates to the Edo period (1615–1868), when it was used as a costume for the theatrical style known as Noh. Karaori refers specifically to the exquisitely embroidered traditional woman’s kimono that Noh theatre was known for.
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• 144 unlined pages
• Elastic enclosure band
• Gusseted pocket
• Paper 120 gsm, acid-free and sustainable
• Page marker
• Magnetic closure
• Dimensions: 13 x 18 cm