Template:Featured Article/September 2017
Featured Article - Komon
Komon literally means "small print". This term applies to any kimono with a print covering the entire surface of the kimono, with no particular direction or layout. The actual design can be any kind of pattern or weave -- "komon" is only an umbrella classification.
- Repeating all-over pattern.
- Stripes (horizontal or vertical).
- Larger patterns are for younger people.
- Made from linen, hemp, wool, synthetic and silk.
- Ranges from around the house casual (fudangi) to semi-formal.
- Edo Komon - A komon consisting of tiny dots that create a subtle design and look to be a solid colour from a distance. Edo Komon and are closer to iromuji in formality.