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Item Buddhist Temple Pilgrim's Cotton Jacket

The Shikoku Island Pilgrimage or Shikoku Junrei is a pilgrimage associated with the Buddhist monk Kukai. The pilgrim traveled by foot for 30 to 60 days to visit 88 temples in a set order where the Buddhist priest at each temple stamped the jacket with the temple's seal in red. Every year a large numbers of pilgrims, known as o-henro-san, still undertake the arduous journey (however, some less able people go by bus).

There are 16 stamps which show that this pligrim visited at least 16 of the 88 temples.
Mid to late 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton
Machine made/sewn.
Collar down to bottom Edge
28 inches, 72 cm
Sleeve end to end, across shoulders
49 inches, 125 cm

Summer pilgrimage weight:
8 oz, 230 g
Good overall condition as see in photos.

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