Sweat protector (koyori ase-hajiki). 1850-1860. Medium: paper; Technique: 4-strand plaiting with 2-strand twists. H x W: 62.2 x 52 cm (24 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.). Vest which opens at the front; fronts connected to back by two strands. Plaited recycled paper forming hexagonal mesh. Twisted strands are knotted at the bottom and middle of each side. Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund. 2009-36-2. Photo: Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum / Art Resource, NY
6581 X 5100 px