Heian Era costume Photos at the Kyoto museum of a mannequin wearing heian era costume. 2008 is the 1000 year anniversary of the 'Tale of Genji'. (love the color combination - the muted greens and golds and vibrant reds)
In the spirit of winter beauty, I'm thinking about the amazing textile artist itchiku kubota. Many years ago, while visiting my mother when she lived in Washington DC, I stumbled across a show of his absolutely amazing landscape kimono's at.