On display in Room 8, the Honkan (Japanese Gallery) is a Junihitoe, a 12-layer robe that was worn by ladies of the imperial court. (Display from Feb. 20.2018 to Apr.22.2018) In connection with this exhibit, we invite visitors to see a demonstration of how this kind of elaborate robe, with its beautiful array of colors, was worn.
*This performance will be conducted in Japanese with English explanations.
*The demonstration will be guided by Ms. Junko Otsuka, Director of Kimono Dressing, Hakubi Kyoto Kimono School.
*This program is organized with the cooperation of the Hakubi Kyoto Kimono School.