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Haori
Haori
Date:
ca. 1935
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk; Plain Weave, Printed (silk Screen), Applied Gold Paste
Dimensions:
127 x 109.2 cm (50 x 43 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
2015.84.32
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
Credit Line:

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

Exhibition History:

Weapons of Mass Seduction: The Art of Propaganda, Wais and Knowles Galleries of Textile Arts, de Young Museum, 5/5/18 - 10/7/18

The Bakudan Sanyushi, the three human bombs who sacrificed themselves in battle by
carrying a torpedo into a barbed wire barricade thus creating a breach that Japanese soldiers then charged through to victory. The text reads "honor"and implies honor is more important than survival.