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Cotton Horse Water Bag
Machine Sewn
Probably used when traveling
Appears to have hand made hemp cord
Lightly infused with kakishibu as a sealant and to protect. Read about fascinating kakishibu on our Japanese Textile History page. (see top menu)

Early 1900s

15 X 16 inches
37 (wide) X 40 cm
Measure from longest points on fabric (not cord)
Heavy Weight Fabric, Very Tight Weave
Very similar to komebukuro fabric


Very Good Condition, No Holes, No Rips, No Tears, Very Strong Fabric
Perhaps never used

The bottom half has double thick fabric.

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