Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Clara Stealey's Diary - January 22, 1910

"January 22 -

Snowed all day - regular blizzard. I wasn't outside of the house all day. I dressed in the evening and thought probably someone would come in but my sides hurt so I was forced to put my kimono back on."

found photograph from my collection (kimono/robe)

found photograph from my collection (kimono)

James McNeill Whistler, La Princesse du pays de la porcelaine (The Princess from the Land of Porcelain), 1863-64, Oil on canvas,199.9 x 116.1 cm., The Freer Gallery of Art

William Merritt Chase, The Blue Kimono (Girl in Blue Kimono), 1888, Oil on canvas, 57 x 44 ½ inches, The Parrish Art Museum

While looking for images, I stumbled upon a great blog by lotusgreen - Japonisme - please take a look!

Fashion show for Chantilly, Atelier Pierrot and Angelic Pretty in Marseille, France during the Chibi Japan Expo

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