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

LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2


Miyako Ishiuchi et al.
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




Closed between August 8 - 17

Venue Hours

10:00 ~ 18:00
Closed on Wednesday
Closed during the summer and New Year holidays.
VenueLIXIL Gallery 1 & 2
Location2F LIXIL:Ginza Tokyo Tatemono Kyobashi Bldg., 3-6-18 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0031
Access1 minute walk from exit 2 at Kyobashi Station on the Ginza line, 3 minute walk from exit 6 at Ginza-itchome Station on the Yurakucho line, 3 minute walk from exit A4 at Takaracho Station on the Toei Asakusa line.