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Item Finely Woven Kasuri Hemp Textile Panel
Age
Early 1900s
Originally part of a summer futon cover.
Fabric 100% Hemp, hand loomed, homespun, light-medium weight. Very thin hemp threads, tightly woven to become this exceptional kasuri beige panel.
Size
13 inches X 2.4 feet
33 X 73 cm
Condition
Very Good Condition No Holes, No Spots. We have washed & ironed this textile. It is ready for use in your project.
Comment The natural dyes used to create the dark brown pattern was extracted from the "akaso" Japanese plant (boehmeria tricuspis). The dark grey patterns are probably dyed with what is commonly known as "lamp black" or "yuen" in Japanese. The base beige color is natural hemp fiber.


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