MATERIAL: Hand-Written/Painted
TYPE: Clothing
DIMENSIONS: 6 1/4 X 32 1/4 inches
CONDITION: very nice shape for the age.
NOTES: This would be a centerpiece for any great Senninbari collection. Finest belt we have owned.  Outstanding and original.
ITEM ID: 1951
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Thousand Stitch Tiger Belt

WWII Japanese Senninbari “Thousand Stitch Tiger,” with painting of a tiger, signed and sealed by the artist, Asahi.

Scholar Sugihiko Uchida commented that, “It is said that a tiger can go through a thousand miles, and then, can return through a thousand miles. It is why a tiger is depicted on a Sen-nin-bari cloth as the wish for safe returns of soldiers.”

Name: Asahi
Type: Artist