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). Very rare complete set from Takada city, Nigata prefecture 新潟県 高田市. Coat interior shows a lead fireman holding a Matoi with the full moon.
- 1911 or later
- Jacket 48" x 46" (width, height)
- Hat 17" x 24" (width, height)
- Gloves 5" x 11" (width, height)
- Pants 18" x 35.5" (width, height)
- SKU: FT-2975