: This is a photograph of a silk sash or "Bandolier of 1000 Stitches" which was made in Japan and dates from 1940-1943. This rectangular sash resembles a scarf and is made of white silk stitched with orange thread and decorated with Japanese brush writing. The fabric is silk.
The Ohio Historical Society received this bandolier from Wu Kung of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, in 1945. This bandolier was captured from a Japanese soldier in Burma on November 23, 1944. View on Ohio Memory.
: H49124_001 Subjects
: World War II--Pacific; Flags--Japan; Flags--World War 1939-1945; Imperial Japanese Places
: Japanese bandolier - 1917-1918