Fwd: [ICG-D] Kimono Information / Worldcon
- Well, folks, it looks like the dating rule for red silk linings does
*not* apply to wedding kimono. My friendly expert also pointed out
something about the current wedding kimono that I thought people might
be interested in.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Jane Beckman
> Date: Wed Apr 12, 2006 9:31:07 AM US/Pacific
>> It's certainly bold. ;-)
> Actually, for a fairly recent wedding kimono, it's
> fairly subtle. ;-) Have you seen some of the
> fibre-optic ones they've been doing lately??! In neon
> colors, no less!
>> I see a red lining, so I'm wondering if you think
>> it's a pre 1930s or
>> something else.
> Red is the default color for wedding kimono linings.
> It's considered good luck. The other popular colors
> are metallic silver and gold, but red usually wins