Fireman's jacket, plastron and sash


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This set of garments was for a samurai firefighter. It is made of a very delicate and finely woven silk; inside the right sleeve is a partial seal in black ink that reads kinu Echi, possibly referring to this cloth as a product of Echigo province.

The family crest here is paired fronds of Japanese ginger (myoga) belonging to an unidentified family.

Fireman's jacket, plastron and sash, Silk, paper, Japan

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