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monpe, mompe, monpei
Item
Farm Woman's Kasuri
Monpe Work Pants
100% cotton, Medium Weight,
Homespun, Handloomed fabric
Age
Mid 1900s
Condition
Very good used, vintage Condition
Comment
These are the old style of monpe whereby the woman would be able tuck her kimono into the baggy hip area. Any excess kimono material is able to billow out on the sides, therefore the waist size fits all but the largest of women. Has inside pocket.
Size
Waist: long ties allow variable size
Hips: 53" (135 cm)
Length: 37" (95 cm)
Elastic ankle opening
Waist band to crotch bottom: 21 in, 52cm
Because of the wide hip area, the crotch is at a lower point than regular pants
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