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 feature the kanji 中 inside of a red circle. The inside features kanji 四号, meaning fourth crew.
- 19th Century
- 25" x 13.5" (length, width)
- SKU: FT-2559