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[White rice bag vest juban (undershirt) with brown sateen collar, Ewa, Hawaii]

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[White rice bag vest juban (undershirt) with brown sateen collar, Ewa, Hawaii]
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vest | undergarment
L: 25.0 in, center back: 24.75 in
cotton

Ewa, Hawaii, unknown

(2004.1.55)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 undershirt vest : cotton ; 25 x 24.5 (center back) in., belt 54.5 x 0.75 in.

Sleeveless cotton muslin kimono-style vest juban (undershirt) with brown cotton sateen collar and matching muslin self belt attached at center back. Small slit opening (3.5 in.) on sides at bottom. Fabric is bleached rice bag.

History
Worn under kimono to protect from perspiration.

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