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Kimono with Kogin Decoration

Kimono from northern Japan, made of ramie and with kogin decoration, late 19th - early 20th century. Kimono from northern Japan, made of ramie and with kogin decoration, late 19th - early 20th century. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. FE.141-1983.

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London houses a woman's kimono from Japan that dates to the late nineteenth or early twentieth century. It derives from the Aomori Prefecture in the northern part of Honshu Island. The kimono measures 129 x 100 cm. It is made of indigo-dyed plain-weave ramie, with stitched cotton decoration in the kogin style.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 1 October 2016).

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