Woman's dress and jacket, made from fabric purchased in Japan; also a purse purchased in Japan at the same time. Gold on gold silk brocade.
(a) Dress: sleeveless; scoop neckline; natural waist; A-line skirt has gathers at front sides, pleat at center back hem. Piping at waist. Center back zipper ends 6" from neckline. Fully lined in gold silk.
(b) Jacket: long sleeves; hip length; peter pan collar; center front opening has plackets on either side but no means of closure. Fully lined in gold silk.
(c) Purse: clutch style; snap closure. Lined in pink moire with two interior pockets and accordian pleated stiff sides. Label: "Ori Dono, Made in Japan, Pure Silk"
See object file for student written report.
Donor purchased fabric and purse in Kyoto, Japan, in April 1964.
Dress and jacket were made by a dressmaker in Ames, Iowa. Donor wore this ensemble with gold shoes, 2012.16.2a-b.
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Ori Dono (Kyoto, Japan)