Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois, Presents “Japanese Kimono, 1915–1940: From Tradition to Ready-to-Wear” June 16–November 13, 2011

May 27, 2011 § Leave a comment


The Chicago Art Institute in Chicago, Illinois, is showing Japanese Kimono, 1915–1940: From Tradition to Ready-to-Wear from June 16–November 13, 2011.
This exhibition explores the role that traditional motifs, techniques, and modernization played in the development of pattern design in women’s kimono and haori, a short kimono-like jacket.


Hitoe

Hitoe, c. 1900/1916.

Photo is the Art Institute’s.

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