Wonderful Hand-Made Temple Jacket
Sometimes called Hanten or Uwagi.
All cotton, Home Spun, Hand Loomed Cotton Indigo Body & Kakishibu Sleeves
Tsutsugaki hand dyed with vegetable dyes
Note kimono style sleeves.
Mid to Late 1900s
Very good condition, one small repair to the edge of the lapel. Some uneven dyeing on the kakishibu sleeves.
See last photo
This jacket was worn at a Buddhist Temple event(s) by a lay member (not a priest)
The kanji on the right names the temple - Raikoji, and the kanji on the left is a person's name - Ichiba (san).