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Japanese Antique Firemen's Coat Sashiko Stitched Hanten


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1074587
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Sashiko stitched fabric. Tsutsugaki dyed cloth. Indigo background with red and white design. Two horizontal bands wrap around bottom of coat. Similar to reference work "Sumi Collection Hanten and Happi" coats on page 25. Used by firemen in late 19th century Japan to extinguish blazes. Hook and eye closure. Measures 49" sleeve to sleeve 49" long. Overall good condition, small wear on neck and side.