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Dan-no-shime kimono
Haruyo Noguchi
[Textile]
Item Number:D1978P
2001 Silk, gold leaf
Red & White long sleeve silk kimono with gold leaf flower, Nou style

Kimono
The garment called the kimono is the national costume of Japan. This garment, when sewn to that the sleeve opening is small, is called a kosode. The kosode first evolved as a garment in the fifteenth century, but it was not until the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries that it was popularly work, It was usually worm closed with an obi ( sash ). But long- trained kosode such as these two examples were worn slipped on as outer robes, the train trailing behind.
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