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Item Natural Hemp Jacket with Solid Indigo Cotton Lapel/Collar... Hand made, sewn

Exceptional quality, worn for special occasions and/or events
May have been a Buddhist Priest's jacket
Semi loose weave therefore has airiness to it. Perfect early fall weight.
Homespun, hand loomed, all natural, somewhat coarse, hemp fibers, not dyed. Slightly differnt shades of hemp threads indicate fibers sourceed from differnt plants or same plant but differnt seasons. (bottom row, 1st photo shows this element best.)
Early 1900s
From Kyoto
Very wearable, Good Condition. A few hardly noticeable spots
We have ironed but not washed this garment.
See last photo for measurements
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