Sunday at the Met—Kimono: A Modern History

Learn how the kimono continues to influence and inspire contemporary designers.

Welcome and Introduction:
John T. Carpenter, Curator, Department of Asian Art, MMA

Lecture:
"Imagination and Creation: The Kimono's Influence on Fashion"
Akiko Fukai, Director and Chief Curator, The Kyoto Costume Institute

Obi-Tying Demonstration:
Emi Kikuchi, Kimono Experience

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Kimono: A Modern History, on view September 27, 2014–January 19, 2015.

Recorded October 19, 2014

This program is made possible by Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, John C. Weber, Curtis J. Milhaupt, and Susan L. Peters, in memory of Terry Satsuki Milhaupt.

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