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, c. 1900/1916.
Photo is the Art Institute’s.