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Not currently on display at the V&A
On short term loan out for exhibition

Obi-Jime (Cord)

2016 (made)
Place of origin

Obi-jime (cord), braided silk, by Yoshikimono, Kyoto, Spring/Summer 2016

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Brief description
Obi-jime (cord), braided silk, by Yoshikimono, Kyoto, Spring/Summer 2016
Gallery label
While constructing kimono in the standard form, Yoshikimono explore various ways the garment can be styled. The brand was founded by Yoshiki Hayashi, an acclaimed musician, songwriter and composer who comes from a family of kimono merchants. Informed by his experiences with the band X-Japan, Yoshiki infuses his kimono with punk sensibility. (29/02/2020)
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Given by Yoshikimono
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Record createdApril 2, 2020
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