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Choju-giga socks grey

Cotton slab socks knitted in Nara and embroidered in Kyoto with a frog and hare sumo wrestling. A famous and fun scene from "Choju-giga"
* "Choju-giga", ink painting, is said to be the oldest "manga" cartoons in Japan. It is a 4 volumes painting scroll of, personified animals such as frogs, foxes, monkeys, cats, etc.. One of the most famous scene, depict a hare and a frog sumo wrestling. The works said to be from the 12th-13th centuries, but details are unknown. There are various opinions in the interpretation of the scrolls contents.

Size / EU:36~40 US:6~8
Material / Cotton
Made in Japan

 

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