Jacket

About this object

History of use

This piece is made in the style of hanjuban (kimono underwear), but was likely made as a souvenir jacket for foreign tourists. It is not in any of the traditional kimono or kimono jacket styles.

Physical description

Blue half-length jacket in a kimono-like style with floral motifs. The neck and centre opening are edged with a thick blue band. The sleeves are long and the ends are edged with a thick blue band. The front, back and sleeves have floral and leaf motifs in orange, purple, green and white. The inside is unlined.