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Item Buddhist Pilgrim's Natural Hemp Jacket

The Kansai Kannon Pilgrimage is a traditional walking visitation of thirty-three specific Buddhist temples throughout the Kansai region, areas surrounding Kyoto.
Wikipedia Kannon Pilgrimage
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This garment possesses an abundance of engaging red stamp temple seals and woodblock hand stamped sumi (black ink) images of various Buddhist deities and sanskrit text (bonji) along with some hand printed small kanji.
Age
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Hemp
Size
Top of collar to bottom edge:
42 inches, 107 cm
Sleeve edge to edge, across shoulders:
51 inches, 130 cm
Summer pilgrimage weight:
0.8 lbs, 365 g l.
Condition
Very good condition. Has one neatly machine sewn repair patch located at the front top right, next to collar. The rest of the jacket in exceptionally good condition.
We washed it by hand and ironed it.


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