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[Left kasuri kyahan (legging) with button fasteners]

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

,

(2004.1.46B)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

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

Accompanied by 2004.1.46A.

Dark indigo blue kasuri kyahan (legging) for left 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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