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Item Indigo Tsutsugaki Futon Cover
Boro Patches
100% Cotton, hand stitched together with 4 separate fabric panels.
Read about tsutsugaki dyeing technique in our Japanese Textile History page.
Age
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton, hand stitched together with 4 separate fabric panels. Boro Patches
Read about tsutsugaki dyeing technique in our Japanese Textile History page.
Size
4 X 4.5 Feet, 124 cm X 140 cm
Medium-Heavy Weight
0.9 lbs, 413g
Condition
Good Overall Condition but with numerous nicely repair boro patches. Bright Colors, Dark Indigo.Washed & ironed. This textile is ready to use in your project or to hang as wall art.
Comments Images & Their Symbolic Meanings:
(look at numbers on last photo, compare to those below)
1. Family Crest (kamon)...Feathers
2. Uchidenokozuchi..A small mallet that when shaken grants the owner's wishes.
3. Makimono..A long narrow hand scroll for displaying a series of scenes in painting and calligraphy
4. Pine Frond..the evergreen pine represents longevity, good fortune and steadfastness.
5. Others unknown.


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