DIGITAL TRADITIONS: THE FUTURE OF THE KIMONO – TAASA Review September 2018
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This article was originally found in the September 2018 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 27, Issue 3, Page 15).
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Jenny Hall A young kimono designer displays a piece of silk fabric on the floor of his Kyoto workroom for a kimono wholesaler to examine.
On a background of giant dark and light green cherry blossoms constructed of geometric patterns are smaller pale pink fuchsia and peach-coloured blossoms, their stamens highlighted in gold.
There are leaves and petals, foliage layered over flowers, butterflies with ribbon-like outlines piped round in silver, and perfectly embroidered gold five-petalled blossoms...