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Ebisu with Tai (Seabream Fish) & Daikoku & Geometric Motifs

Wall Hanging

1. Daikoku is considered to be the god of wealth, or of the household, particularly the kitchen.

2. Ebisu is the Japanese god of fishermen and workingmen, as well good luck and the guardian of the health of small children.

Both belong to the Seven Gods of Fortune (Shichifukujin), and Ebisu is the only one of the seven to originate wholely from Japan while the others were China imports.

See the last image for the 7 Gods Of Fortune.

This textile is fitted with natural bamboo rods at the top and bottom. The top rod holds the hanging cord & the bottom bamboo provides hanging weight.
Early 1900s
Fabric hand loomed 100% Cotton.
13 inches X 1.8 feet
33 X 56 cm

Good Overall Condition

May have a few very small, hardly noticeable, holes. Has one small nicely repair patch.

We have washed & ironed this textile, it is ready to display as wall art or to add to your kasuri textile collection.
Comment We recently acquired a kasuri textile collection, many with unique designs. This is one of those pieces.

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