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What is "Kimono" - Definition & Explanation

A long Japanese robe with wide sleeves traditionally worn with a broad sash.
A long robe with wide sleeves traditionally worn with a broad sash.
A long robe with wide sleeves traditionally worn with a broad sash as an outer garment ; a loose dressing gown or jacket.
Literally "clothes", though usually referring to women's traditional dress.
Japanese coat like garment, Obi sash belted with long wide rectangular sleeves. Fabrics used are often luxurious and highly decorated. examples.
Kimono is a traditional garment from Japan. Kimono was basically a word that referred to all types of clothing, but the word eventually came to define to the full-length robe-like garment still worn by women, men and children.
Traditional Japanese dress worn by both men and women. kimono products

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