OUTSTANDING Original WWII Japanese 1000 Stitch Belt With Temple Stamp And Coins Certified


Original WWII Japanese 1000 Stitch Belt With Temple Stamp and Coins  Certified. One-of-a-kind. A Senninbari (千人針 thousand-person-stitches) or One-thousand stitch is a strip of cloth that measures approximately 15 cm (6 in) high and up to 90–120 cm (3–4 ft) or more in length. Each end of the belt (sash) that has strings ,that allow it to be fastened about the waist. Examples that lack these were often tucked into the waist. Other variations were never worn but may have been folded and placed inside helmet liners, pockets or packs. Senninbari were decorated with 1000 knots or stitches, and each stitch was normally made by a different woman. Senninbari were given as an amulet by women to soldiers on their way to war as a part of the Shinto culture of Imperial Japan. This wonderful example measures 47 inches by 8 inches.  . We believe this to be a belt, or possibly a sash. The 1000 stick belt has a rare temple stamp and 2 good luck coins sewn inside (see photos) Unfortunately the intended use is not clear, so it’s possible it was folded up and kept with the soldier as a good luck charm. Definitely one of the more interesting Japanese items we have had. Ready to display! (see photos). good condition and  it’s very displayable and could be framed and it would look VERY nice.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic and is certified by The Gettysburg Museum Of History and comes with our Museum COA (certificate of authenticity). A rare piece of WWII history. OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE! DO NOT MISS THIS!