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Antique Japanese Embroidered Indigo Sled Vest
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Antique Japanese Embroidered Indigo Sled Vest

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1328630
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Antique Japanese hand embroidered Sakiori vest. Made from hand-woven and dyed indigo cotton with Sashiko patchwork. Each sakiori vest is 100% individual and handmade. Making them one of a kind pieces. Originally used by an individual that would have pulled a snow sled. The fabric is placed in such a way to protect to person from the rope being slung across ones chest. Beautiful use of original fabric combining for a true work of art. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) 19th Century Size: 32" H x 23" L