The Museum of World Culture
From August 17, 2021
This is a traveling exhibition originally held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Europe’s first major exhibition on kimono. The ultimate symbol of Japan, the kimono is often perceived as traditional, timeless and unchanging. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk counters this conception, presenting the garment as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion.
On view are over 315 works of kimono from the 17th century to the present day, kimono-inspired dresses, paintings, prints, film and dress accessories including several inro and tobacco pouches.
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Cover, Victoria & Albert Museum (c) 2020
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