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[Purple and beige kimono with square plaid design, Kapaa, Hawaii]

Yoneji, Matsue

[Purple and beige kimono with square plaid design, Kapaa, Hawaii]
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kimono
L: 59.5 in, center back: 26 in
wool

Kapaa, Hawaii, unknown

(2004.1.93)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 kimono : wool ; 59.5 x 26 (center back) in., sleeves 27.25 x 12.75 in., collar 2.375 in.

Mosu (wool) kimono with bold plaid design of large purple squares and fine lines of purple, orange, and yellow on a beige background. Lined with muslin across shoulders and back seat area.

Inscription
Stamped on interior lining, proper left front edge near sleeve: Waimea M Koigawachi.

History
Kimono sewn by Matsue Yoneji when she was 16 years old.

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