Dimensions: 8" x 11"
Edition Size: Original
Availability: Only available at Peabody Gallery
Kimono form is handmade paper from Japan. The sleeve insert is hand dyed, metallic thread. The kimono silk is from Japan. Outer coat is vintage hand embroidered Chinese silk edged with fine gold thread. The inner kimono is heavy Chinese silk with flower pattern. The gold mesh trim on the upper coat is from Europe. Hanging from the Obi is a hand carved piece of lapis, a silver rod and silver mask. The hat is hand embroidered silk. The hand painted mask is a replica of a character from the Beijing Opera in China.