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A 68-year-old woman from Gifu Prefecture has been certified by Guinness World Records as having the world’s largest collection of traditional kimono, at 3,045 pieces.

“I would like to put my collection on display to show people the beauty of kimono,” Fukiko Higuchi said, adding that the recognition will be an opportunity to help revive the traditional garment’s popularity, which has been declining in recent years.

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