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Item Katazome Textile, Japanese Hawk Motif (Milvus migrans)

Unusual hawk image, rarely found on textiles.

Well known Japanese proverbs about hawks.

"Nou aru taka wa tsume wo kakusu"... The hawk with aptitude hides its talons. (The person who knows most often says least).

"Tobi ga taka wo umu" A kite breeding a hawk. (An extraordinarily gifted child can be born from ordinary parents.)

This Piece Can Be Added To Your Katazome/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% Indigo Cotton.
14 inches X 2.5 feet
35 X 75 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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