FASH 244 Ethnic Fashion went on a field trip to visit LACMA's Kimono for a Modern Era. On display were Kimonos from 1900-1950. The kimono is the traditional garment for Japanese, but the vivid prints show the influence of modern culture. The kimono below resembles radio waves and shows the modern influence of technology in the horizontal pattern.
The print on the kimono below is inspired by Sputnik!
The kimono below has a print inspired by jazz music.
Check out the ships and penguins on this kimono shirt:
You can really see the influence of abstract expressionism in the textiles.