Japanese firefighter's hat with sashiko 刺し子 (traditional hand stitching or quilting used as reinforcement and decoration) throughout. The hat is made from multiple layers of cotton held together with upwards of 100 stitches per square inch. Tsutsugaki 筒描 (resist dye technique) pattern application.
The outside of the hat features the kanji 三 (three) inside of a circle. The inside features kanji, possibly 古正大 三 号, most likely the fire crew's name.
- Taisho Era (1912-1926)
- 25" x 28" (length, width)
- SKU: FT-0633