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Printable page Japanese Mino (Rain Wear)

1900 -1950 Brown womans Japan [Coconut Palm Fiber]
Overview: This two piece garment, woven from coconut palm, was used traditionally to keep the rain off workers in rice paddies.
Supplemental Pages: Full Description, Bibliography
Construction: See supplemental pages for additional information.
Provenance: Donated to the Department of Dramatic Art for the NowesArk Collection by Harriet Herring in 2010. Identified as being from Southern Japan.
Damage: In remarkably good shape and remains flexible.
Tags: Has been studied.
NowesArk #G3119