Fresh Linen Scented Candle - Archers Sleeve
Brighten up your home with smell of fresh linen from our Fresh Linen Scented Candle range.
Housed in a glass jar with a tin lid, it has been adorned with the pattern featured on a Chinese silk archers sleeve housed in our museum. The sleeve comes from Edo period Japan 1603-1867 and is a treasured piece within our museum, noted for its remarkable craftsmanship and intricacy.
The Chinese silk brocade is lined with pale blue hemp. These sleeves were worn on the left arm to protect the clothing from rub of the bowstring when practising archery. It has a cord and toggles to fasten it at the wrist and long ties to fasten under the right arm.
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