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About Yuzen
Yuzen is a technique of a Kimono which gives an outline with the paste which achieves the duty of a bank so that dye may not be mixed . Work for drawing an outline with paste
Work which draws an outline with paste
Origin - It came to be called 'yuzen' name after the ' Miyazaki Yuzen Sai ' ,the founder of Yuzen.
Feature - The delicate white outline of a pattern which appears when washed at the process of finish.
About Kaga Yuzen
Pattern - Pictures tone. - Nature and the classic are used as the motif.
Color - generally colorful
- based on ' Kaga Gosai ( Kaga 5 color ) '.
'enji'(dark red) 'enji' 'odo' (Chinese yellow) 'odo' 'ai' (indigo) 'ai'  'kusa' (grass green) 'kusa' 'kodaimurasaki' (antique purple) 'kodaimurasaki'
(dark red) (Chinese yellow) (indigo) (grass green) (antique purple)
Technique - ' Aobana (A blue flower which is the origin of the dye ) ' is used for copy the design.
Tool for copy the design. "Mushi-kui (Worm-eaten spot pattern)" and "Saki-bokashi (Shading off)"
Tool for copy the design.
- 'Mushi-kui (Worm-eaten spot pattern)" and "Saki-bokashi (Shading off)"which are characterized by being still natural .
- There are few gorgeous ornaments (golden processing etc.) .
Kaga Yuzen as a Kimono
Dignity - If you wear Kaga Yuzen, your heart will be calmed, and feel something solemn.
Graceful - Even Kaga Yuzen is not gorgeous, it still fascinates many people with its ''breathtaking beauty'.