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This is a Semamori sample book, a collection of sample stitches for amulet stitching patterns to be sewn onto children's kimonos to ward off evil spirits.


It is approximately 100 years old and was hand-embroidered with threads from that period. The various symbols are very well designed.


All pages are embroidered, there are 25 pages.


Measures: 11cm(page closed)×8cm (4.3in×3.1in)



Japanese vintage Semamori book

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