Lisa, Linen kosode (16th c. Japanese robe) hand stencilled with chrysanthemums and dragonflies, worn here...

LISA

"Linen kosode (16th c. Japanese robe) hand stencilled with chrysanthemums and dragonflies, worn here as part of my SCA rapier armor. Good old IL019 Crimson. "

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Tianaalt10 months ago

I love the stenciling and the depth of detailing on this!

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Crystalalt10 months ago

very nice and a fun fencer too

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Shannaalt10 months ago

This outfit is based off a highly researched historical prequel to the kimono. She has contributed to the SCA Japanese community at large with her kosode pattern. She does all her sewing by hand, and also enhances the fabric with her down stencils.

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Lisaalt10 months ago

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the votes but this is not stamped. It\'s stencilled. For more information on the process, please visit\nwodefordhall.com/fakingit.htm

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Katiealt10 months ago

I love the stamping!

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Debraalt10 months ago

Elegant, and a great deal more work than appears at first glance.

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Robinalt10 months ago

simple - or so you think until you see all the properly cut lines and fine stamping on each piece. multilayered too!

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Kevinalt10 months ago

I especially like how the simple surface embellishment so enhances the basic fabric!

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Kimalt10 months ago

Well done, inspiring example of this style.

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Malt10 months ago

FABULOUS.