In some Chinese or Japanese households, one may find a pond in the backyard filled with koi, one of the most popular pond fish. How did the Koi Get it's colour? Koi Carps are actually a colour mutation of the classic common carp, originally a dull, .
Yuzen kimono by Japanese National Living Treasure, Hiroshi Tajima Stunningly beautiful & if I hadn't been seen the date I would have tipped that this piece of clothing must have come from a much newer collection ;
Early to mid-Meiji An unusual kimono made of hand-spun natural indigo-dyed shibori-technique cotton. This kimono was likely a countryside - not an urban - garment, as cotton was the preferred fabric in the rural villages.
A Nineteenth Century Tsutsugaki Yogi: Sleeping Kimono June 2010 Shown today is a mid-to-late nineteenth century, indigo dyed cotton tsutsugaki yogi, a sleeping kimono onto which auspicious symbols have been hand drawn and resist-dyed.
Japanese traditional tribal robe worn by the Ainu people of Northern Japan, woven out of fine strips of elm bark with wide strips of dark indigo cotton cloth and chain stitch embroidery, minor wear, circa Length: 50 inches.