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Buddhist Temple Pilgrim's Vest
The pilgrim traveled a set route/path to visit numerous temples where the local Buddhist priest stamped his vest garment with the temple's seal in red. This vest has 3 temple seals. See 6th photo for example. All cotton, homespun, hand loomed. Organic red vegetable dye.
Age
Early to mid 1900s
From Kyushu (Western Japan)
Condition
Very Good Overall Condition
Some soiled areas. We hand washed this garment.
Size
16 inches wide, 27 inches high
39 cm wide, 67 cm high
Very light weight cotton, loosely woven.