Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori GALLERY TSUMUGI
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1050693 (stock #10328)
This is a Mizugoromo (travel cloak) which looks like haori ( short jacket ) without lining. It is worn by a man as well as woman. It generally symbolizes an old man, a priest, and a commoner worker. It is made of hand-spun pongee silk and dyed with indigo. It used to belong to one of the museums in Tokyo. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 146cm x 116cm