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Wonderful Hand-Made Temple Jacket
Sometimes called Hanten or Uwagi.
All cotton, Home Spun, Hand Loomed
Cotton Indigo Body & Kakishibu Sleeves
Medium-Heavy Weight
Tsutsugaki hand dyed with vegetable dyes
Note kimono style sleeves.
Age
Mid to Late 1900s
Condition
Very good condition, one small repair to the edge of the lapel. Some uneven dyeing on the kakishibu sleeves.
Size
Large Size
See last photo
Comment 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).