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Item Thick Indigo Katazome Hemp Boro Furoshiki Textile.
Stylized Chrysanthemum and Arabesque Scallop Katazome Designs.
Patched with a wonderful variety of delightfully faded indigo cotton & hemp fabrics.
Late 1800s to Early 1900s
Fabric Hemp with a few cotton patches. Homespun, Hand Loomed.

Somewhat coarse surface but soft feel because of the hemp content.
4.3 X 4.9 feet
132 X 150 cm

Strong, thick & soft fabric, heavy weight

1.7 lbs, 760 g
Good Overall Boro Condition.

We washed, ironed & repaired several seams on this textile.

This textile is ready to use in your project or to hang as wall art.
Comments Either side displays very well.
Furoshiki are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth mainly used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods. Furoshiki began to be used in the middle of the Nara period (AD 710 to 794), in Japanese baths (Onsen). In order to prevent a mix up of the bathers' clothes, the removed clothing was tied up in Furoshiki. Later the system of folding spread and was used by traders to protect their goods or gifts.

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