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The subject of my previous post reminded me of literature I received in the mail last Fall for a Bard Graduate Center exhibition titled, Wearing Propaganda: Textiles on the Home Front in Japan, Britain and the United States 1931-1945. I didn’t make it to the show but the catalog is available for purchase on Amazon. The kimono above is featured on the book’s cover and is referenced within the mailing I received as “Woman’s haori, ‘The Thrill of Flight.’ Japan, late 1920’s-early 1930’s. Collection of Minoru Akemi and Atsushi Narita.”