Wardrobe for Utamaro: Clothing for the floating world (Ukiyo-e)

Kitagawa Utamaro (ca. 1753 – October 31, 1806) was a Japanese printmaker and painter, who is considered one of the greatest artists of woodblock prints (ukiyo-e).  He is known especially for his masterfully composed studies of women, known as bijinga.

A continuing series of posthumous clothing for this artist

Indigo dyed vintage circa 1940’s

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