Propaganda Kimono
Boy’s Omiyamairi  |  Wool muslin, cotton lining  |  37”x 27”

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Propaganda Kimono

The banner on this infant’s robe reads, “Kougan Banzai”, “Victory Imperial Troops.” Omiyamiri were traditional in Japanese society ages before they were emblazoned with the militaristic motifs of the 1930’s and early 1940’s.