Antique Japanese Sashiko Fireman's Long Coat

FT-2979
$6,500.00
  • Antique Japanese Sashiko Fireman's Long Coat
  • Antique Japanese Sashiko Fireman's Long Coat
  • Antique Japanese Sashiko Fireman's Long Coat
  • Antique Japanese Sashiko Fireman's Long Coat
  • Antique Japanese Sashiko Fireman's Long Coat
  • Antique Japanese Sashiko Fireman's Long Coat
  • Antique Japanese Sashiko Fireman's Long Coat

Antique Japanese Sashiko Fireman's Long Coat

FT-2979
$6,500.00

Reversible firefighter's hanten 半纏 (heavier weight coat made popular in the 18th century) with sashiko 刺し子 (traditional hand stitching or quilting used as reinforcement and decoration) throughout.  The coat is made from multiple layers of cotton held together with upwards of 100 stitches per square inch. Interior features tsutsugaki 筒描 (resist dying process).

Patchwork pattern of Waterwheels, Bricks and other symbols impervious to fire. 

  • Cotton
  • Indigo
  • 19th Century
  • 45" x 46" (width, height)
  • SKU: FT-2979
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