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Jacket (Haori)

羽織

1920s
127 x 99.1 cm (50 x 39 in.)
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Location: not on view

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The pattern of this jacket was created using a hand tie-dyeing method called shibori.

Description

The tie-dyeing technique called shibori seen in this jacket not only dyes a garment but also makes its surface puckered, adding both visual and tactile interest. Called a haori, this type of jacket is a formal one worn over a kimono. The flowers in the design may be chrysanthemums.
Jacket (Haori)

Jacket (Haori)

1920s

Japan, Taishō period (1912-26) to Shōwa period (1926-89)

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