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Kimono

2018 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

The understated elegance of Edo-period men's dress is given a contemporary twist in this stylish ensemble. The T-Kimono range is a collaboration between Norwegian designer T-Michael and Japanese company Y. & Sons, a subsidiary of major kimono retailer Yamato. The aim is to make kimono a staple in men's wardrobes, transcending cultural boundaries while still respecting the garment's long traditions.


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Materials and techniques
Cotton quilted with cotton thread (<i>sashiko</i>); dip-dyeing
Brief description
Kimono jacket (haori) of cotton quilted with cotton thread (sashiko), dip-dyed with organic indigo, T-Michael and Y. & Sons., Bergen and Japan, 2018
Physical description
Kimono jacket (haori) of cotton quilted with cotton thread (sashiko), dip-dyed with organic indigo.
Gallery label
The understated elegance of Edo-period men's dress is given a contemporary twist in this stylish ensemble. The T-Kimono range is a collaboration between Norwegian designer T-Michael and Japanese company Y. & Sons, a subsidiary of major kimono retailer Yamato. The aim is to make kimono a staple in men's wardrobes, transcending cultural boundaries while still respecting the garment's long traditions. (29/02/2020)
Credit line
Given by T-Michael and Y. & Sons.
Summary
The understated elegance of Edo-period men's dress is given a contemporary twist in this stylish ensemble. The T-Kimono range is a collaboration between Norwegian designer T-Michael and Japanese company Y. & Sons, a subsidiary of major kimono retailer Yamato. The aim is to make kimono a staple in men's wardrobes, transcending cultural boundaries while still respecting the garment's long traditions.
Collection
Accession number
FE.228-2019

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Record createdNovember 11, 2019
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