Berg Fashion Library, New Image Partnership: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Woman’s kimono with geometric pattern, early Shōwa period (1926-89), ca 1940, designer unknown. Silk crepe (omeshi meisen), stencil-printed warp and weft (heiyō-gasuri meisen).

“Bloomsbury and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) have partnered to make 1,500 high-quality images from the Museum’s world-renowned Costume and Textile collection available on the Berg Fashion Library, for educational and research purposes. Featuring objects from around the globe and spanning the past 2,000 years, the images will showcase the Museum’s superb holdings, from haute couture and avant-garde fashion to 17th-century hand-painted fashion plates and Japanese kimonos.”

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