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Japanese Matsuri Lion Shishimai Festival Hakama. Probably worn by one of the shishimai festival attendants.
Hakama are like a skirt but considered pants
Homespun & Hand Loomed Cotton with katazome design
Good example of Japanese folk textile
Heavy-Medium weight
Age
Early 1900s to mid 1950s
Style Andon Bakama, skirt with partial open sides. These hakama are very wearable.
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Hakama, traditional Japanese clothing, are tied at the waist. These are undivided andon bakama (lit., lantern hakama). The hakama are tied wraping the straps (himo) around the midsection of the body. The 2 are each 36 inches long. This hakama was hand stitched together from 13 inch, 34 cm, wide katazome indigo fabric.
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