refers to a traditional technique of dyeing
silk fabrics for kimonos or products made
with the technique. KyotoYuzen and Kaga
Yuzen are famous. Miyazaki Yuzensai established
the fundamental technique of yuzen at the
beginning of the 18th century.
is characterized by designs of realistic
natural beauties in five vivid tones called
"Kaga gosai" (literary means Kaga
five colors), and it frequently uses gradation
dyeing called "bokashi." A roll
of yuzen is completed through complicated
processes, such as pattern transfer, paste
coating, coloring, steaming, and rinsing.
Kaga Yuzen with splendid, fine, beautiful
patterns is known as a luxury brand.
stores where you can see the work process
of Kaga Yusen, experience dyeing, or try
on a kimono, in the city.