“Semamori - Stitched Amulets on the Back of Children’s Kimonos - “

LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2

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Introducing the special forms of kimono popular up to the early Showa period with “Semamori” emblems designed to protect a child’s well-being and “Hyakutoku-kimono” created from cloth gathered from 100 people in a particular form of prayer, this exhibition features various examples and documents relating to this form of kimono, along with photographic produced by Miyako Ishuchi since winning the Shiju Hosho award.

「Related Event]
Lecture “The World of Semamori”
Date: July 29(Tues) 18:30-20:00
Speaker: Yukari Saji(director of Koriyama City Museum of Art)
Venue: AGC Studio (Tokyo Chuo-ku Kyobashi 2-15-18 Kyobashi Souseikan 2F * 1 min from LIXIL)
Admission: Free
For further information on reservations please refer to the official website

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from June 05, 2014 to August 23, 2014
Closed between August 8 - 17

Artist(s)

Miyako Ishiuchi et al.

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