Impeccably crafted WWII era Japanese Fireman's coat in remarkable condition, with a beautiful patina and original brass Sakura buttons. The heavy Sashiko stitch fabric, woven on long defunct looms, was traditionally soaked in water before being worn to protect the wearer from the fire. -100% Cotton. -9.5" collar to shoulder. -23" chest. -40" length. -Fits like a men's Medium. A selection of hand picked vintage and antique items has always been an important part of Reliquary's unique assortment of goods. Inspired by the old name tags that we so often find sewn into vintage workwear and uniforms, we hand sew Reliquary tags into all of our vintage apparel. Thus, starting the next chapter of the piece's history. Please note, signs of wear and other irregularities are evidence of these item's colorful past and, we feel, add to their individual charm. We hope you agree.