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Japanese Decorative Arts: The kimono

Friday, 13 March 2020 10.30am to Friday, 13 March 2020 11.30am

Program: Japanese Decorative Arts
Venue: Domain Theatre
Lecturer: Anne Harbers

The beauty of fabrics and the knot

The kimono is an enduring symbol of traditional Japanese culture and offers us a social history across the Heian, Edo and Meiji periods. Delve into Japan’s rich textile history and hear how the fabric, pattern, thread, print and colour of the kimono symbolised the social rank and refinement of the wearer. This lecture will also explore the development of the Obi – the sash worn with a kimono – as an artform in itself.


Event tickets

Non member
$40.00
Member
$30.00

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