Paper Vest

Vest made of paper folded, braided and tied into a loose netting. Woven paper textiles originated in Japan in the 16th century.They are called shifu and were most likely developed by the impoverished rural population for lack of other materials.

Circa: mid 19th century

Origin: Japan

Material: Braided paper

Condition: Minor soiling and some missing links, very good

Dimensions: 28" x 19"

Inventory number: WR3734



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