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[Taupe kimono with twisted ribbon pattern]

[Taupe kimono with twisted ribbon pattern]
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kimono
L: 53 in, center back: 24 in
cotton
wool

Kumamoto, Japan, unknown

(2004.1.134)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 kimono : cotton ; 51 x 25.5 (center back) in., sleeves 22 x 12.25 in.

Taupe lightweight cotton kimono with dark brown vertical twisted ribbon pattern. Lined with unbleached mosu (wool) sarashi fabric in top front and full back. Collar is 4.375 in. wide.

History
Mrs. Ayako Kikugawa, a picture bride, brought this kimono from Kumamoto, Japan, 1918, and gave it to Barbara Kawakami in 1985.

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