James Kyaw's White Sushi Chef Jacket

Description
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 white with a navy trim and ties in the front. The AFC logo, “Southern Tsunami,” is embroidered on the left breast panel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jacket
date made
ca 1980s
maker
unknown
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
polyester (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 38 in x 29 1/2 in x 1/8 in; 96.52 cm x 74.93 cm x .3175 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
2012.0204.04
catalog number
2012.0204.04
accession number
2012.0204
subject
Food
Sushi
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Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Sushi
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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