127 x 99.1 cm (50 x 39 in.)
Gift of John C. Weber 2020.425
The pattern of this jacket was created using a hand tie-dyeing method called shibori.
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.
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