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[Left denim kyahan (legging) with kohaze fasteners, Ewa, Hawaii]

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[Left denim kyahan (legging) with kohaze fasteners, Ewa, Hawaii]
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L: 13 in, W: 13.5 in

Ewa, Hawaii, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 legging (1 of 2) ; denim ; 13 x 13.5 in., ties 6 in. and 29 in.

Accompanied by 2004.1.41A.

Denim kyahan (legging) for left leg with light brown fabric lining and 9 kohaze copper fasteners on interior edge with matching loops on exterior of opposite edge. One handmade buttonhole on upper front 3.5 in. from side edge.

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