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[Child's Hasami-nashi kimono with sakura and wave design, Hawaii, 1927]

Kumasaku, Kaku

[Child's Hasami-nashi kimono with sakura and wave design, Hawaii, 1927]
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kimono
L: 23.25 in, center back: 11.75 in
cotton
muslin

Hawaii, unknown

(2004.1.205A)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 kimono : cotton, muslin ; 23.25 x 11.75 (center back) in., sleeves 12 x 5.75 in.

Accompanied by child's haori (2004.1.205B).

Pink, red, lavendar and cream cotton Hasami-nashi kimono with sakura flower and wave design. Fully-lined with cream colored cotton muslin. Collar is 1.25 in. wide.

History
Hasami-nashi kimono is sewn without scissors except for snipping of the selvage. This shinmosu (cotton) kimono was sewn by Mrs. Kaku Kumasaku a picture bride who came in 1921 from Fukushima, Japan.

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