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[Red brocade koshi himo (sash)]

[Red brocade koshi himo (sash)]
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koshi himo | sash
L: 40.25 in, W: 1 in

, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 koshi himo : silk ; 40.25 x 1 in.

Red silk brocade koshi himo (sash) that is composed of two pieces (28.5 in and 11.75 in.) sewn together.

Koshi himo are the first sashes used to tie excess fabric in place after adjusting length of kimono.

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