Traditional Japanese Kimono & Chinese Garments on Exhibit

Traditional Japanese Kimono and Chinese clothing will be on exhibit in the Harriet Barry Gallery beginning December 5th.  The exhibit includes several kimono including a Shinto-style wedding kimono, jewelry, hats and several pairs of footwear including Chinese slippers for women with bound feet.

An open reception will be held from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8.  On Thursday, Dec. 15, there are three open presentations (11-11:50 a.m., 12-12:50 p.m. and 2-2:50 p.m.) in which Magara Maeda of the Modern Language Department is going to discuss the traditional role of Kimonos in Japanese culture and give a demonstration on how to properly wear Kimono.  The talk will also include information about traditional Japanese ‘Shinto-style’ wedding ceremony.  Traditional Chinese minority garments will also be on exhibit and will be discussed by Chinese students at UWRF, Ying Wang and Liyuan Feng, in the last 2 open presentations.

All are welcome to attend.

Traditional Japanese wedding kimono

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