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Item Kansai Kannon Pilgrimage Cotton 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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Wikipedia Kumano

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 tsutsugaki printed small kanji and sanskrit.
Early 1900s
Fabric All cotton cotton sakiori. Faded cotton sumi (black) collar & lapel. See our Japanese Textile History page for more information about sakiori.
Top of collar to bottom edge:
43 inches, 109 cm
Sleeve edge to edge, across shoulders:
49 inches, 125 cm
Fall~Winter pilgrimage weight (thick fabric):
1.6 lbs, 725 g
Very good condition.

Several nicely done sewn patches as seen in photos.

We've washed & ironed this garment. It's ready to have on as or use as decorative piece.

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