Woman's silk crêpe undergarment (juban) with a design of turquoise water meandering down from shoulder to hem, and dark blue leaves of bamboo scattered around. The crepe itself (before printing or dyeing) had an all-over devorée design of paired pine needles. Devorée is a technique in which a chemical paste is applied to the design areas of the yardage and heated to activate the chemical reaction. The dissolved fibres are washed away. The garment is rather worn and grubby. White collar and triangle of cotton at back of neck.
- Made in: Japan
- Length: 127 centimetres
- Width: 127 centimetres
- 86JP129 (Aranow no.)
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Object reference number: JCR17796
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