This is tsutsugaki & handwriting fireman's cotton coat sashiko hanten coat of a splendid firefighter of the late Tokugawa period of the Edo era(1800-1867). A fight of kawanakajima is a design. It is a very high technique.
A samurai (takeda shingen and uesugi kenshin) and a horse are drawn and are also the uplifting feeling and the excitement which seem to begin to move shortly.
And there is sashiko stitch on the entire surface by hand. As for it, length is longish with 92cm. There are no stain and damage. There is a little abrasion to the collar, but it does not stand out.
The lining is indigo dyeing.Textile is thick cotton with wonderful atmosphere of the era. I recommend it to collection of you.The battles of Kawanakajima ( Kawanakajima no tatakai)
were fought in the Sengoku Period of Japan between Takeda Shingen of Kai Province and Uesugi Kenshin of Echigo Province in the plain of Kawanakajima,
in the north of Shinano Province. The location is in the southern part of the present-day city of Nagano.
The five major battles took place in 1553, 1555, 1557, 1561 and 1564. The best known and most severe among them was fought on September 10, 1561.
The fight is a famous legend.
size:Length 92cm (36.2inch) Width of the shoulder 59.00cm(23.2inch) sleeve to sleeve 120cm (47.2inch)