Japanese Court dress

Japan, Court dress, costume, Emile Gallois, kimono,
Japan. Court dress. Emile Gallois.

Japanese Court dress. Beginning 20th century.

Source: Japanese and Indonesians costumes by Emile Gallois. Editeur Henri Laurens. Published Paris 1930.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Japanese Festivals and Holidays. 19th c.
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