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[Right kasuri kyahan (legging) with button fasteners]

[Right kasuri kyahan (legging) with button fasteners]
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L: 11.25 in, W: 15 in



Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 kasuri legging (1 of 2) ; cotton, pearl ; 11.25 x 15 in., tie 27.75 in.

Accompanied by 2004.1.46B.

Dark indigo blue kasuri kyahan (legging) for right leg with turquoise square and line secured 3 mother of pearl buttons and 3 handmade buttonholes at back of calf; quilted diamond pattern stitched on the lower half. A single tie loops through an additional buttonhole at the top. Kyahan matches tesashi (arm protectors), 2004.1.45 A and 45B.

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