Kin Koma

Kin koma is a Japanese embroidery technique that involves the couching of metal threads.

Kin koma was used in particular from the mid-nineteenth century for the katabira kosode (unlined summer kosode), whereby the stenciled designs were accentuated by the metal threads.

Digital source (retrieved 30 September 2016).


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