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Old Japanese Indigo Cotton Boro
Tsutsugaki Furoshiki Wrapping Textile
Family Crest (Kamon),Tsuta Leaf (Ivy)
of the Kiga Clan
Hand loomed, homespun fabric, Hand Sewn
Wonderful wall display.
See 4th photo for kanji translation.
Age
Early 1900s
From Nagano Prefecture
Size
4.5 X 4.6 Feet, 138 cm X 142 cm
Medium-Heavy Weight
Condition
Good Boro Condition
Strong Fabric
Nicely sewn boro patches. We washed this textile.
Comment See Japanese Textile History for further discussion about tsutsugaki. This textile was typically used to wrap and protect valuable objects (ie. furniture) while in storage or not in use.