Kimono
Silk, cotton (lining)
Stencil dyed warps and wefts

This kimono bears an uncanny resemblance to Josef Albers’ Skyscrapers on Transparent Yellow, dated to about 1929, as shown in the last photograph below.

Josef Albers, Skyscrapers on Transparent Yellow, ca. 1929 Sandblasted flashed glass. JAAF: 1976.6.9 34 x 33.3 cm (13-3/8 x 13-3/16 inches) ©2003 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York (photo from the Albers Foundation)

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