Woodblock print (between c. 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.