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Various undergarments - long white padding

Accession Number
2013/2.524.7

Title
Various undergarments - long white padding

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Dimensions
( )

Credit Line
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi

Subject matter

Obi-Ita

Obi-ita is a tool for putting kimono on. It's also called "Mae-ita".

It's made of pasting clothes on a piece of cardboard. It keeps the front of obi smooth.  This is wider than usual Obi-Ita, which is for formal use and material is for summer. 



Physical Description

“Kitsuke Komono” accessories for putting on Kimono.



Primary Object Classification
Costume and Costume Accessories

Primary Object Type
undergarment

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
kimonos
obis
summer (season)
worn costume accessories

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