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The 1-2-3s of Japanese — a how-to guide for beginners

On April 26, 2008, Posted by , In Japanese, tagged in , With No Comments

A look at Historical Japanese costume aimed for beginners.

Then and Now — Common Mistakes in Japanese Historical Clothing

On April 25, 2008, Posted by , In Japanese, tagged in , With No Comments

This article is very useful to the student of Japanese historical clothing. It points out the differences between modern garments and their historical counterparts which may have had the same name.

Dyeing with Safflower

On April 25, 2008, Posted by , In Japanese, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

Kass shares her adventures dyeing with Safflower.

Contemporary Sources of Use to the Japanese Reenactor

On April 25, 2008, Posted by , In Japanese, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

Contemporary sources that are useful to Japanese Reenactors.

Dos and Don’ts of Japanese Historic Dress

On April 25, 2008, Posted by , In Japanese, With No Comments

What to wear in Pre-17th century Japan.

An Annotated Bibliography of Japanese Costume Books

On April 25, 2008, Posted by , In Japanese, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

This article contains a list of books, with descriptions, of Japanese costume interest.

A Brief History of Japanese Clothing

This article provides a brief overview of Japanese clothing from ancient times until the beginning of the “modern” Tokugawa period in the 17th century.

Japanese Dyestuffs

On April 25, 2008, Posted by , In Japanese, tagged in , With No Comments

What dyes did they use in historic Japan? Read on..