[Brown tsumugi-gasuri kimono with white square pattern, Kumamoto, Japan, 1918]
Gift of Barbara Kawakami
1 kimono : silk, muslin ; 50 x 24 (center back) in., sleeves 20.25 x 11.75 in., collar 2.25 in.
Brown silk men's kimono with tiny white squares with brown dot pattern called "tsumugi-gasuri." Lined with natural muslin in upper shoulder area. A square patch of same fabric (13.5x13 in.) is sewn in the center back seat area.
Mrs. Ayako Kikugawa, a picture bride from Kumamoto, Japan, 1918, and gave her husband's kimono to Barbara Kawakami.
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