Masterpieces at the Foot of the Mountain: Kubota Itchiku’s Kimono Art in Yamanashi Prefecture —


— by Kawakatsu Miki: Near the shore of Lake Kawaguchi, overlooking Mount Fuji, are the creations of Kubota Itchiku, who re-created lost dyeing techniques to make unique kimono artworks. Housed in a museum that won three Michelin stars, these kimonos and the aesthetic sense of the man who envisioned them continue to bewitch visitors…

July 12, 2019


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