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[Pink koshi himo (sash) with white dot design]

[Pink koshi himo (sash) with white dot design]
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koshi himo | sash
L: 81.5 in, W: 1.75 in

, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 koshi himo : silk ; 81.5 x 1.75 in.

Bright pink silk fabric with off-white dots and 2-3 large off-white patches (flowers?). See also 2004.1.144.

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

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