Gold, silk, lacquer: the kit and garb of Japan's imperial ceremony | Inquirer Lifestyle
Emperor Naruhito (L) and Empress Masako (R) attend the enthronement ceremony where emperor officially proclaims his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on October 22, 2019. - Japan's new Emperor Naruhito completed his ascension to the ancient Chrysanthemum throne in a solemn, ritual-bound ceremony performed before hundreds of dignitaries in the Imperial Palace. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / POOL / AFP)

Gold, silk, lacquer: the kit and garb of Japan’s imperial ceremony