SILK HAORI
Taisho Era, meisen technique.

The haori at right incorporates one of the most Japanese of motifs, the fan, in an Art Deco design. It fully portrays the luxury, glamour, and exuberance of the style, as does the theater auditorium pictured below.

below: Paramount Theater auditorium, Timothy L. Phlueger, architect, Oakland, CA, 1931.

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