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Item Cotton Indigo Tsutsugaki Futongawa
Marital futon cover
Age
Mid 1900s
Size
4 X 5.9 feet, 121 X 180 cm
Heavy-Medium Weight
4 individual panels, hand sewn together
Condition
Excellent
Comment Sparrow (suzume) & Bamboo images, both to bring luck to the wedded couple. This sort of futon cover was typically given to the newlyweds by their families to bring th couple good fortune. Both the sparrows and bamboo are Japanese symbols of good fortune.