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    Extremely Rare Edo Period Sankin Samurai Kotai Robe.
    Coarse brown linen with white woven "flowery diamond" mon in the style of the Takeda family on the reverse. Of large cut made to fit over the armor. Robes like these are seen in woodblock prints of Edo period war lords. Few actual examples of the robe exist.
    Condition: Good for this era of robe. Principle fabric sound with scattered small wear holes. Minor moth damage to wool mon. Silk trim at lapels heavily tattered inside and out. Fine needlework throughout.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2013
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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