|Item||Wonderful, One-Of-A-Kind Repurposed Handmade Japanese
Antique Fireman's Jacket
Beautifully Faded Cotton Indigo
Tsutsugaki Dyed Images
Originally this garment was a Japanese fireman's coat. Someone refashioned it into a stylish wearable jacket by altering the collar and tailoring in the sides.
Beautifully Faded Indigo
Former Hikeshi-Banten Japanese Fireman's Coat or Jacket
Hand done Sakiori Weaving
Hand stitched sashiko sewing.
Note... this jacket has wide shoulders width and a narrow body & medium length.
See last photo for size chart.
2.0 lbs, 900 g
|Overall good condition considering the age & function of this coat. Light feathering and pulled threads to some of the fabric.
We have washed & ironed this garment.
It is ready to wear or display as a wonderful example of a Japanese textile folk craft.
An authentic fireman's Coat was soaked in water before fighting a fire in order to protect the person from the flames and heat. The garment's fabric was thick to help shield from falling objects.
Large Kamon Kanji image on the back of this Jacket that indicates the name of the fire brigade.