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TOKYO-ZOME (TOKYO Dyed Goods) – Part 3

In the last two articles (TOKYO-ZOME Part 1 & Part 2) of this KIMONO Colum, I talked about TOKYO-ZOME. The last item of it is “EDO-SARASA” (江戸更紗: EDO’s chintz). It was 400-650 years ago when a chintz was introduced in Japan for the first time by importing from India, Thailand and Indonesia. Afterward, Japanese people …

Maker

TOKYO-ZOME (TOKYO Dyed Goods) – Part 2

Last time, we discovered what the TOKYO-ZOME is. Today, I will like to talk about “TOKYO-MUJI-ZOME”. (東京無地染め) “MUJI” means “plain color textile” as I introduced in one of the past article, so “MUJI-ZOME” is “goods dyed in a plain color”. So, here the point I will explain is the colors loved by EDO people. One …

Mankai Mhoncho

TOKYO-ZOME (TOKYO Dyed Goods) – Part 1

“TOKYO-ZOME” (東京染め) is a term describing dyed goods originated in the basin of KANDA River in TOKYO which used to contain great volume of pure water when the TOKYO was called “EDO”. KIMONOs with the patterns like “EDO-KOMON” (江戸小紋: EDO’s small pattern), “TOKYO-MUJI-ZOME” (東京無地染め: plainly dyed goods of TOKYO) and “EDO-SARASA” (江戸更紗: EDO’s chintz) are …

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