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Item Kansai Kannon Pilgrimage Cotton Hanten Jacket with Faded Images
Perfect Jacket for anyone who wants to vicariously experience the Japanese Kannon Buddhist pilgrimage.

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 faded red stamp temple seals and woodblock hand stamped sumi (black ink) images of various Buddhist deities and Sanskrit text (bonji).
Age
Early 1900s
Condition
Very good overall condition. All images faded. We washed this jacket by hand and ironed it.
Size
Top of collar to bottom edge:
43 inches, 90 cm
Sleeve edge to edge, across shoulders:
48 inches, 123 cm
Fall~Winter pilgrimage weight (thick fabric):
1.12 lbs, 566 g