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Old Japanese Indigo Cotton Boro
Tsutsugaki Furoshiki Wrapping Textile
Family Crest (Kamon), Arabesque Scalloping Hand loomed, homespun fabric, Hand Sewn
Wonderful wall display.
Age
Early 1900s
Size
4 X 4.4 Feet, 124 cm X 135 cm
Medium-Heavy Weight
Condition
Good Boro Condition
Strong Fabric
Nicely sewn boro patches.
A few very small holes. See 5th photo.
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.