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The Cincinnati Art Museum Presents An Exhibit Of Japanese Kimonos

photo credit:Toshiko Yamawaki (1887–1960), Japan, Dress, 1956, silk, gold, Gift from Yamawaki Fashion Art College, © The Kyoto Costume Institute, Photo by Takashi Hatakeyama";s

The Japanese kimono has been incredibly influential on western dress for generations. Now, the kimono is featured in a new exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The museum's chief curator, Cynthia Amneus, joins our Anne Arenstein with more details about Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style.