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I find fascinating SEMAMORI. So I bought a book and learned some of them. I designed semamori embroideries myself which made in
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These protective stitches are called semamori, and shown here today is a semamori cho, or a practice album of decorative stitches that, when...
“Three semamori cho or albums showing a variety of #semori or #semamori which are protective amulets stitched onto children's clothing. Late 19th century.”
stitch samples for semamori (ornamental stitches or appliqués sewn on the back of baby’s kimono in order to ward off the evil