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Item Unique Tosa-washi, Katazome Textile

This type of texiles is called 'Shifu' in Japanese. The fabric is a Mixture of Cotton and Paper Yarn/Threads.

Cotton Warp and Paper Weft.

Faux kasuri.

Noshi , Leaves, Flowers and Arabesque Designs.

Part of old futon cover.
Age
Late 1800s to Early 1900s
Probably from Shikoku.
Fabric Hand loomed, homespun cotton and mulberry paper, medium-heavy weight, thick. Part of an old futon cover.

Coarse feel to surface of this textile.
Size
13 X 28 inches
33 X 70 cm
Condition
Very Good Condition
No Holes, No Spots.

We have washed & ironed this textile. It is ready for use in your project.
Comment On first glance this appears to be a kasuri woven textile but it is indeed katazome.

Read more about the history of Shifu, Japanese Paper Fabric.


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