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Item Very Fine Japanese Farmer Handmade Cotton Noragi Jacket, Solid Dark Indigo,

Lots of Sashiko Stitching

Fully Lined, except sleeves.
Early 1900s
Fabric Strong, thick indigo dyed Cotton fabric.

Faded Solid dark cotton lapel / collar.

Homespun and hand woven. Lovely dark indigo cotton fabric.
See last photo for measurement chart.
Heavy-Medium Weight
1.9 lbs, 846 g
Very Good Condition, No Spots, No Tears.

We have washed & ironed this garment.

It is ready to wear or display as a wonderful example of a Japanese folk craft.
Comment These infrequently found indigo dyed saklori cotton garments are treasured today as unique survivors of a once ubiquitous but now lost handmade folk textile mingei (people's) craft. This Cotton noragi farmers garment was locally fashioned in the colder mountainous regions of Tohoku, Northern Japan.

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