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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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Wikipedia Kumano

This garment possesses an series 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 written small kanji.
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Hemp
Top of collar to bottom edge:
43 inches, 110 cm
Sleeve edge to edge, across shoulders:
50 inches, 127 cm
Summer pilgrimage weight:
10 oz, 280 g
Exceptionally good condition.

We washed it by hand and ironed it.

It is ready for display, or wear if you wish.

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