Sashiko Noragi Kimono/Jacket
I think this garment started life as an adult's work jacket but has been taken in at the shoulders to be worn as a child's kimono. Lines of sashiko stitching have been used to join and reinforce a double layer of fabric for warmth and durability. The outer fabric is indigo dyed with a simple kasuri (ikat) pattern. There's quite a lot of wear especially on the sleeves and a couple of small holes that look like burns. It is still quite sturdy and suitable for display. It measures approximately 87cm in length and dates from late 19th - early 20th century.
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