Cape

Description

Cape made from an antique Japanese obi brocade of red, gold, orange, browns, etc. on a cream ground. Embroidery is of cranes, mums, and other flowers. The cape is mid-length, with one button and loop at neck and with "tie" of same material as an extension of standing collar. Center front opening. Box pleats at sides. Sleeveless, with flap-covered slits at center front sides for arms. Lined in ecru silk with inside slit pocket at left. Label: "Kobayashi / Made in Tokyo Japan"

Creation Information

Kobayashi 1970/1979.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 27 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

Cape made from an antique Japanese obi brocade of red, gold, orange, browns, etc. on a cream ground. Embroidery is of cranes, mums, and other flowers. The cape is mid-length, with one button and loop at neck and with "tie" of same material as an extension of standing collar. Center front opening. Box pleats at sides. Sleeveless, with flap-covered slits at center front sides for arms. Lined in ecru silk with inside slit pocket at left.

Label: "Kobayashi / Made in Tokyo Japan"

Notes

This garment is typical of items made for and in the Western market which incorporate antique Japanese textiles. This particular example is made of a rich brocade fabric that would have once been part of a form Obi, or waist wrap/belt for a kimono.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1970/1979

Start & End Dates

  • 1970 - 1979

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 28, 2015, 11:16 p.m.

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Kobayashi. Cape, physical object, 1970/1979; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501373/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.