Japanese Antique Kesa Patch Priest Cape

K-kesa
$1,100.00
  • Japanese Antique Kesa Patch Priest Cape
  • Japanese Antique Kesa Patch Priest Cape
  • Japanese Antique Kesa Patch Priest Cape
  • Japanese Antique Kesa Patch Priest Cape
  • Japanese Antique Kesa Patch Priest Cape
  • Japanese Antique Kesa Patch Priest Cape
  • Japanese Antique Kesa Patch Priest Cape

Japanese Antique Kesa Patch Priest Cape

K-kesa
$1,100.00

Kesa is a patchwork priests garment.  The patchwork is to symbolize the ideal of poverty, but were often constructed from the finest materials.  Sometimes from the donated kimono of the wealthy. The number of patches show the priest rank. 

  • Mid Edo Period 18th century
  • Silk 
  • Paper 
  • Hemp
  • 41.5" x 71.5" ( Length x Width)

 

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