I finally had the time to do something I’ve long wanted to do: photograph the process of making and sewing on a han eri. I took the chance to also make a chikara nuno - juban collar adjustment - and photograph how to wear a juban with one. The photo-illustrated directions follow. All are interlinked, […]Continue reading: Lesson 6: Juban basics
Archive for August, 2003
If you’re a kimono lover, you’ve probably noticed that amongst wedding kimono, there are shiromuku, uchikake, kakeshita, and wedding furisode. What’s the difference?
Shiromuku literally means “pure white”, and refers to a pure white wedding set, usually shiromuku (here used to designate the white uchikake), kakeshita and nagajuban. There may also be a layer called “shitagasane” […]