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Item Dramatic Indigo Bird & Geometric E-Gasuri (picture kasuri) Pattern
Futon Cover, 100% Cotton
Plover bird image which is a short-billed gregarious wading bird, typically found near water.
Early 1900s
From Kurumi, Kyushu Island, Western Japan
4.2 X 4.9 feet, 130 X 150 cm
4 separate panels hand stitched together to make this complete textile. Homespun and hand loomed. Thick fabric, medium heavy weight at 0.8 lbs, 360g
Very good condition with no holes and no tears. 1 half inch stitch repair. And, there are 5 small unobtrusive spots, typical as seen in last photo.

We have washed & ironed this textile, it is ready to display as is or for use in your project.
Comment Note the light blue color as seen in 7th photo. This textile required a two color dyeing process whereby the first pass imbedded the darker indigo color then the 2nd pass placed the lighter indigo shade.