Norma Jee

Norma Jee

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Victoria, BC / Retired teacher/librarian but sewer for life. Costume designer and costume maker for Victoria Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Sews about 1000 hrs a year.
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This is basically westernization.jpg. I've wanted to do a bustle dress in a super Japanese print for Halloween for years.

Japanese print depicting two young ladies dressed according to the latest Western fashions of the time (with bustles) except that the colors and designs of the fabrics are done to Japanese tastes

Sewing of Western Clothes for Lady Officials Toyohara Chikanobu

『女官洋服裁縫之図』 Court Ladies Sewing Western Clothing (Jokan yōfuku saihō no zu), Artist: Yōshū (Hashimoto) Chikanobu Meiji period August Triptych of polychrome woodblock prints;

Dancers at Rokumeikan, a Western style building built in Tokyo in 1883, to house Western style balls with both Japanese and Western visitors.

Dancers at Rokumeikan, a Western style building built in Tokyo in to house Western style balls with both Japanese and Western visitors.

Chikanobu Yoshu Toyohara 楊洲周延 - - "Meiji Emperor Empress Crown Prince and court attendants in Western clothing - 西丸皇居ノ真景 - Nishimaru Kokyo Shinkei" - Woodblock

Western bustle dress fashion in Japanese high society in the 1880s, a mix of western fitting with traditional textiles.

Western bustle dress fashion in Japanese high society in the a mix of western fitting with traditional textiles.

Woodblock Print, Style, Traditional Japanese, Japanese Art, Victorian Costume, Kimono, Victorian Fashion, Illustration Art, Steampunk, Japanese Prints, Swag, Kimonos