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[Indigo kasuri haori (jacket), Hiroshima, Japan]

[Indigo kasuri haori (jacket), Hiroshima, Japan]
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jacket | haori
L: 23.5 in, center back: 23.5 in

Hiroshima, Japan, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 jacket : cotton ; 23.5 x 23.5 (center back) in.

Indigo blue kasuri haori (kimono-style jacket) with basketweave design composed of thin green horizontal stripes and thin white vertical stripes; short kimono-like sleeves (13 in.) and elastic at the wrist. Lined with faded red fabric on upper half of jacket. Secured with small 4.5 in. tie on proper right side (outside) and small tie (7 in.) on inside of proper left side. Two tiny fabric covered buttons at center front, one on each side (proper right and proper left front panels of jacket).

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