happi coat, Japan, early Showa (circa 1930), cm 81x128. Happi are those traditional Japanese work coats often wearing name of enterprise or symbols related, as sort of function as today’s commercial advertising. Cotton cloth dyed dark indigo decorated in tsutsugaki technique in fair condition. The well-worn faded look of the outside gives the coat a nice aura. a bold and tender image at the same time.
price:  SOLD