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     Konjaku Nishimura

    Find your favorite “Only one-of-a-kind item” in the antique world

    Konjaku Nishimura is an antique textile shop in Gion.  In these days, there are only a few shops specializing in antique kimono, but this shop continues offering not only antique dyed or woven fabric works made between the Edo period (1600-1868) and the early Showa period (1926-1988), but also valuable are Kosode (a kimono with short sleeves), antique kimono, sarasa (printed cotton), fukusa (silk wrapping cloth),and ornamental goods. They also offer suggestions how to use those textiles in your daily life. Indian sarasa of the 18th century and, Dutch sarasa of the 19th century that you can be put in a frame for display, are also available.  The obi (sash) and kimono of the Taisho period (1912-1926) is called “Taisho-roman”, therefore people who purchase those for the use of a coming of age celebration or a wedding reception. Why don’t you experience the special texture of antique textiles and its excellent woven techniques?

    Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC.
    Fujin-gaho,August issue,2013

    INFORMATION

    Name Konjaku Nishimura
    Address 36 Benzaiten-cho, Yamato-oji-dori Sanjo-sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
    Tel 075-561-1568
    Hours 10:00-19:00
    Closed Wed.
    Resevation
    URL http://www.konjaku.com/
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