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Cotton Komebukuro Patchwork Bag
Boro Rice Bag, Hand Sewn
The Finest Example of a Very Old Komebukuro That I've Ever Acquired
See our "Japanese Textile History" for our narrative about these charming folk textiles
Age
Early to mid 1900s
Size
Large Size (laid flat)
24 X 14 inches
63 X 35 cm
Medium-Heavy Weight Fabrics
Other
The hand stiched Japanese writing (kanji) says Kita Machi (town in Ishikawa Prefecture) and the persons's name, Okuno-san.
Handmade cord, see last photo
Condition
Good Patchwork Condition
Great variety of fabrics: stripes, kasuri, tsutsugaki in indigos and some browns