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Thru Jan 28: Decorative kimono and costume exhibition closing at Clark Center

Clark Kimono Blue Uchikake

Uchikake, or outer robe, originated in the Kamakura period (1185-1333), when women of the samurai class adopted for formal occasions. One of the garments on display at the Clark Center’s “Woven Identities of Japan” is a spectacular “Blue uchikake with courtly scene” dating from the nineteenth century. Made of plain-weave blue satin, this garment...
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