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Item
Japanese Boro Monpe Pants
Cotton/hemp mix
Excellent example of Japanese folk textile
Age
Late 1800s ~ Early 1900s
Style These are the old style of monpe whereby the woman would tuck her kimono/shirt into the baggy hip area. Excess kimono/shirt material billows out on the open sides.
Comment
These pants are not suitable for wear but best used as display or collector's item
Size

Length: 29 inches, 74 cm
Waist: Front & back sides, each edge to edge 16 inches, 40 cm. These monpe were designed to fit loosely and accommodate the person's kimono/shirt with open sides.