[Brown kimono with hexagon, loop and triangle pattern]
Gift of Barbara Kawakami
1 kimono : silk ; 56.25 x 23 (center back) in., sleeves 20.5 x 12.5 in., collar 2.125 in.
Brown tsumugi silk kimono with intricate black pattern of repeating small hexagon shapes with loops in the center surrounded by triangles.
Tsumugi (pongee) kimono are composed of lightweight silk; the cloth was dyed after it was woven. It was popular during the end of the Meiji period (1908) to Taisho period (mid 1920s).
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