"Katabira" (Unlined summer garment), Design of wisterias, tree peonies, bouquets, flowing water, and "seigaiha" stylized waves on a white ramie ground

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"Katabira" (Unlined summer garment), Design of wisterias, tree peonies, bouquets, flowing water, and "seigaiha" stylized waves on a white ramie ground

Textiles / Edo

Edo period, 18th century

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The delicate patterns on this garment suggest that it was donned as formal wear by a woman of the samurai class. The unlined ramie fabric, similar to linen, was ideal for summer weather."

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