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Antique Japanese Buddhist Pilgrim's Coat Early 20th C
A Japanese Buddhist Pilgrim's Coat dating to the early 20thC. or earlier. The garment is woven from Asa (hemp) and features large Buddhist characters called 'bonji'. There are also hand written inscriptions, pictures of deities and numerous stamps from different temples along the pilgrim's path on Shikoku Island. The name of the pilgrim "Nishioka" is written on lowest part of the front lapels.Length 39". A rare item for the collector of Japanese Buddhist items.


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