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Tsutsugaki Wedding Futon Fragment
Left 1/2 of Complete Futon Cover
Complex Design with Family Crest (kamon) & Crane Elements
2 panels hand sewn together
Hand loomed, homespun cotton fabric,
Wonderful wall display or use for making pillow covers.
Early 1900s
27 inches X 4.9 Feet, 67 X 150 cm
Medium-Heavy Weight, thick fabric
Good overall condition
Several nicely sewn boro patches
We have washed & ironed this textile, it is ready to display as is or for use in your project.
Comment In Japan, the crane symbolizes the hope for a long life and good luck. See Japanese Textile History menu item for further discussion about tsutsugaki.