Yumi Katsura



An opera coat, with embroidery of Yokofuri in Kiryu, based on the crane painted by Hiroshige Utagawa (1797-1858).

Doing embroidery of Yokofuri is the traditional and invaluable technique in Kiryu, used in Uchikake and Frisode which is a long-sleeved Kimono, bridal costume in Japan. To add a layer of embroideries emphasize the contrast between colors and used to been given a three fimensional appearance.

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