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Tuesday, September 27, 2022


Exhibition Public - Europe & Africa

Beguiling Beni: Safflower Red in Japanese Fashion

The Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Rd,
London, United Kingdom
Jun 02, 2022 To Mar 31, 2024


Detail: The Japanese dye 'beni', made from safflower petals, produces red hues and an iridescent green. This display reveals its many uses in fashion, from heel-less shoes by Noritaka Tatehana, to textiles, cosmetics and ukiyo-e woodblock prints.

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Cheerful-looking: Ryо̄goku Bridge
Cheerful-looking: Ryо̄goku Bridge
about 1822 – 23, Japan.
woodblock print
From the series Twelve Views of Modern Beauties, designed by Keisai Eisen.

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