Kimono Art in Kyoto

We had a wonderful opportunity while in Kyoto to visit the home and studio of Mr. Yamamoto – a kimono artist.

We were invited in for tea and to see some of his amazing work. Here, a kimono painted with trees of the 4 seasons…

Kimono Art in Kyoto

After tea and treats and visiting, Mr. Yamamoto asked if I’d like to try on one of his kimonos! I was so surprised and honoured but at first said “Oh no – they are works of art!”, but he really wanted us to try them on and so we did. Here are just a few of the beautiful kimonos…

Kimono Art in Kyoto

Kimono Art in Kyoto

Kimono Art in Kyoto

Even the one that was displayed on the wall…

Kimono Art in Kyoto

Kimono Art in Kyoto

Kimono Art in Kyoto

He then took us out to his studio to see where he works and then outdoors to demonstrate another type of work that he does…

Kimono Art in Kyoto

Kimono Art in Kyoto

It was a great visit…many thanks!

Happy Weaving,
Terri

My website: www.saorisaltspring.com

5 replies
  1. terri
    terri says:

    Yes – it was so wonderful to see the kimonos and then to be able to try them on was very extraordinary!!

    Thanks Noreen & T.

    Happy Weaving,
    Terri

  2. Diana Taylor
    Diana Taylor says:

    Absolutely astounding. They look beautiful on all of you. What an opportunity to have met with the artist.

  3. BETY
    BETY says:

    OMG I would have died of pleasure, such gorgeous work and great talent. I love the paintings in the final pics very interesting work.

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