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(picture kasuri)

Goard (hyotan) and geometric images.

In Japan, the hyotan (goard) has been considered, from ancient times, a symbol of good luck . The hyotan has a very hard shell and is usually narrow in the middle. The Japanese found light hearted humor in their varied shapes. It had practical uses as a container to carry seeds for the farmer, as a jug to hold water or sake for the thirsty person, and as a continer for medicine.

This Piece Can Be Added To Your Kasuri/Textile Collection, Become A Project Textile, and/or Made Into A Decorative Wall Hanging.

If you want to make this charming textile into a wall hanging, then consider purchasing the exquisite natural dark bamboo hanging rods as seen on the same page as you found this kasuri piece.
Age
Early 1900s
Fabric hand loomed 100% Cotton.
Size
14 inches X 1.6 feet
35 X 50 cm

Condition
Very Good Overall Condition

No spots or rips. May have a few very small, hardly noticeable, pin holes. Exceptions will be noted in photos.

We have washed & ironed this textile, it is ready to display as wall art, to add to your kasuri textile collection or use in your sewing project.
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