James Kyaw's Gold Sushi Chef Jacket

The jacket was worn by James Kyaw a sushi chef for Advanced Fresh Concepts Corporation (AFC). The design is based on the Japanese happi coat, a straight sleeve coat. It is gold with a navy trim and fastens with one button in the front. The AFC logo, “Southern Tsunami,” is embroidered on the left breast panel.
Currently not on view
Object Name
chef's jacket
date made
ca 1986
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
polyester (overall material)
thread (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
overall: 44 in x 31 3/4 in x 1/8 in; 111.76 cm x 80.645 cm x .3175 cm
part: 9 1/4 in x 1 in; 23.495 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States
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accession number
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Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of James Kyaw

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