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Item Indigo Tsutsugaki Wedding Futon Cover
100% Cotton, hand stitched together with 5 separate fabric panels.
Age
Late 1800s to Early 1900s
Size
5.2 X 5.7 feet, 160 X 173 cm
Medium-Heavy Weight, Thick Fabric
1.14 lbs, 518g

Condition
Good Condition but with numerous nicely done boro patches
We washed & ironed this textile.
This textile is ready to use in your project or to hang as wall art.
Read about tsutsugaki dyeing technique in our Japanese Textile History page.
Comments This textile was probably presented to a newlyweds as a wedding gift. It contains an abundance of traditional auspicious symbols which wish the couple a happy, long and prosperous life; a turtle, a money bag (lower right), makimono scroll (top left) and other images perhaps particularly significant to the family.