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Item Exceptional Japanese Farmer Handmade Cotton Sakiori Noragi Jacket, Solid Dark Indigo
Early 1900s
Fabric Rather tightly woven, very strong, thick indigo dyed Cotton fabric.

Solid indigo cotton lapel / collar.

Homespun and hand woven. Lovely dark indigo cotton fabric.
See last photo for measurement chart.
Heavy-Medium Weight
2.5 lbs, 1140 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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