Haori (kimono overjacket) with satellites in clouds
Silk
Stenciled warps and wefts (meisen)

Following the launch of Sputnik, the first satellite, in 1957, there was a fad for satellite designs on kimonos and haoris as designers sought to promote sales with unmistakably new and fresh motifs. These look like composites of several U.S. satellites launched between 1958 and 1962.

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