1950's Japanese Souvenir Reversible Jacket "Tiger & Eagle"


20" Armpit 
21.5" Length 
31.5" Back-neck to Sleeve   


Introducing a stunningly embroidered Japanese souvenir jacket from the 1950s, showcasing an elegant pink and black color combination.

These jackets were meticulously crafted to order by skilled Japanese artisans, giving each piece a unique and distinct character.This particular jacket stands out with its exquisite color combination in the embroidery work, which adds to its beauty.

While the zipper has been replaced from its original form and there are some holes in the rib, considering its age, the jacket is in remarkably good condition.

The Japanese souvenir jacket (aka Sukajan) has a fascinating origin story! It traces back to the post-World War II era when soldiers stationed in Japan brought back special custom-made jackets adorned with beautiful Japanese motifs like dragons and hawks. These jackets became treasured mementos for themselves and their families upon returning to America, symbolizing the incredible cultural exchange between Japan and the United States. Nowadays, Sukajan jackets are iconic, representing the perfect fusion of Japanese and American influences, showcasing a truly unique blend of East and West.