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Oct 231972
 

TSaito1972garmentBeetle700

TAKAKO SAITO, unique performance garment [beetle], 1972
ca 72 x 164 cm
cotton, peasant blouse, buttons, embroidery
signed, dated

TSaito1972garmentPinetrees700

TAKAKO SAITO, unique performance garment [pine trees], 1972
ca 68 x 130 cm
cotton, peasant blouse, buttons, embroidery
signed, dated

In the seventies these unique garments have been used by Takako Saito during performances in the US. Both peasant blouses are all-over hand embroidered with flowers, puppets, trees, animals and abstract decorations. Provenance Steven Leiber, New York, USA. Collection Kees van Gelder.