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[Left kasuri tesashi (arm protector)]

[Left kasuri tesashi (arm protector)]
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arm protector
L: 11 in, W: 6.5 in
cotton

, unknown

(2004.1.45B)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 kasuri arm protector (1 of 2) : cotton ; 11 x 6.5 in., tie 22.75 in.

Accompanies 2004.1.45A.

Dark indigo blue kasuri tesashi (arm protector) for left arm with turquoise square and line design secured with tie; quilted diamond pattern on the back of the hand. Tesashi covers the arm from the elbow to knuckle with 2 in. slit at wrist, exposing palm (7.5 in. to wrist). Secured with middle finger loop and single tie at wrist. Tesashi matches kyahan (leggings), 2004.1.46A and 46B.

History
Made of fabric from Fukushima, Japan.

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