SILK BLEND HAORI
Taisho Era, meisen technique

A synthesis of the stylization of the Vienna Secessionists with the exoticism and palette of the Ballets Russes, this haori captures two influential art forces of the time.

left: Koloman Moser, poster for the Jacob & Josef Kohn furniture company (1904).
below: Léon Bakst, costume for the Ballets Russes ballet Shéhérazade, 1910.

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