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[White yukata with navy blue iris design]

[White yukata with navy blue iris design]
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L: 56.5 in, center back: 25.5 in

, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 yukata : cotton ; 56.5 x 25.5 (center back), sleeves 17.75 x 13 in., collar 2.375 in.

White cotton yukata with asymmetrical navy blue iris flower design at hem and diagonally across proper left sleeve and on proper right sleeve extending across right shoulder. Lined with white muslin in upper shoulder area. Large patch (22 x13.25 in.) of natural muslin is attached to the center back seat area of kimono.

Written in black ink on inside center seam (in Japanese): Hozumi Betsui [or Bekke?].

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