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(picture kasuri)

Koi Fish and geometric images.

Koi means carp in Japanese and includes both the dull grey fish and the brightly colored varieties. It symbolizes male strength and individualism.  The koi fish swimming upstream is a common image portrayed on Japanese Boy's Day banners. Koi are considered to be the most energetic of fishes because they are constantly on the move. The koi is able to swim upstream by overcoming strong water currents, thus making it a symbol of strength, heroism and bravery.  Koi are also associated with good fortune or luck and perseverance in adversity and strength of purpose.

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.
Early 1900s
Fabric hand loomed 100% Cotton.
13 inches X 2.0 feet
33 X 60 cm

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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