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Item Tekou
Hand sewn Japanese Farm Woman's Arm Guards. Ladies use these tekou guards to cover their arms while working in the fields as a protective cover to avoid the effects of harsh sunshine. Very common to see farm women wearing these even today. See last photo.
Fabric
100% cotton
Sashiko Stitching
Appears to have been made from re-purposed fabric
Size
13.5 X 16 inches
34 cm X 41 cm
Longest points
Plus tie lenghts
Age
Mid 1900's to indeterminate
Condition Very Good, Never Worn