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[Organza kimono sleeve protectors]

[Organza kimono sleeve protectors]
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L: 9.5 in, W: 8 in

, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 pair of sleeves : silk ; 9.5 x 8 in.

Pair of sheer organza sleeves sewn to piece of cardboard. Lower edge has four rows of gathers (5 in. wide) and decorative chain stitched design of loop.

Written on cardboard: Haruno Tazawa 1917.

Sleeves were to be attached to inner kimono sleeve to protect kimono.

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