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Japanese Vintage Textile Nuno Sashi Habaki Sashiko Shin Cover

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1950: Item # 1412379

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"Nuno Sashi Habaki", a pair of shin covers with sashiko for protecting shin and ankle when a woman worked in the field. It has a fragment with sashiko for reinforcement and both cloth are hand-spun cotton. Sashiko thread is indigo dyed cotton. It has originally a cord in the center but lost. The last image is from the book "Noragi" written by Fukui Sadako published by Hosei University Shuppan-kyoku. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition but has some mud stains. 36cm x 12cm