Kabuki Costumes on Exhibit in Paris!
Lucky are you Europeans who can just pop over to Paris to view these beauties in person. The exhibit includes dozens of elaborately designed, embroidered and bold theatrical kimono, as including children’s pieces, accessories, vintage footage on video, an amazing paper kimono, an exquisite robe with a menacing octopus, and a uniquely propped flaming kimono!
Click on the photo above to go to the museum site where you can view a short video (all in French) that shows the collection – worth the time for anyone interested in seeing the more exotic, dramatic life of the kimono!
If anyone goes and would want to barter with me for the catalog, I’m willing to trade!! The exhibit runs until July 15th - see their website for details and directions.
Many, many thanks to Barbara Cattoni, a fiber artist living in France, for sending me this link! See Barbara’s work here: www.stitchingupparis.com