Woodblock print (between ca. 1100 and 1400) illustrating a stylized floral design used in rinzu fabric

Rinzu (綸子) is a Japanese silk satin damask.[1][2] It was the preferred fabric for kimono in the Edo period.[3]


  1. ^ Harmuth, Louis. Dictionary of Textiles. Fairchild Publishing Company (1915), p. 132. OCLC 1310083.
  2. ^ Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Art Treasures from Japan. Kodansha International (1965), p. 195. OCLC 192195.
  3. ^ Ishimura Hayao et al. Robes of Elegance: Japanese Kimonos of the 16th-20th Centuries. North Carolina Museum of Art (1988), p. 1.ISBN 0-88259-955-0.

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Jute nahtlos.png
Author/Creator: SoylentGreen, Licence: CC-BY-SA-3.0
Hessian Fabric made seamless. It will serve to create a normal map in Blender.
Batik Indonesia.jpg
Author/Creator: MartijnL, Licence: CC BY-SA 3.0 nl
Batik cloth purchased in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
MacLachlan hunting tartan (D. W. Stewart).svg
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A representation of the Maclachlan hunting tartan. This tartan is the oldest tartan to bear the name MacLachlan. This tartan is referred to as the Old MacLachlan, MacLachlan, and Hunting MacLachlan. This sett was first published in Old & Rare Scottish Tartans by D. W. Stewart in 1893.
Thread count: Y6, W4, Bk32, G32, Y6, W4, R48.
Sources: MacLachlan Clan Tartan WR1710 MacLachlan Hunting Tartan
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Woodblock print illustrating w:Rinzu fabric with stylized floral designs for kimonos