Evening coat Made during World War One, this unique garment was made by a Mother for her son as he was convalescing from injuries sustained in the conflict. Made from silk hexagonal patchwork, the fabric dates from the
Domestic Armor (by Diane Savona) “In ancient Japan, people would donate silk kimonos to the monasteries. These would be cut and sewn to make patch-work garments called ‘kasas’. I liked the idea of a community combining used fabrics into one cloth.