fashioning culture
  • 384 Pages
  • 1.55 MB
  • English
Yale University Press , New Haven, Conn
Kimonos, Clothing and dress --



StatementLiza Crihfield Dalby.
LC ClassificationsGT1560 .D35 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 384 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1396640M
ISBN 100300056397
LC Control Number93004079

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Articles include interviews with young Japanese women who consider kimono their day-to-day garb, advice on how to coordinate fabrics and designs, how to choose an obi, how to choose.History of Kimonos. Originally, "kimono" was the Japanese word for clothing.

But in more recent years, the word has been used to refer specifically to traditional Japanese clothing. Kimonos as we know them today came into being during the Heian period ().