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Item Rare, Military Themed Large E-Gasuri Picture Pattern Kasuri Cotton Futon Cover

Collector Textile
Fabulous display piece!
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton Homespun, Hand Loomed.

From Kurume Town, Kyushu.
Famous for making kasuri textiles since 1780.

4 separate panels hand stitched together to make this complete textile.
4.3 X 4.7 feet
130 X 142 cm

Medium-heavy weight
10.5 oz, 293 g
Good Overall Condition
Some Spots, Small Holes

We have washed & ironed this textile, it is ready to display as wall art or for use in your project.
This textile image shows 2 crossed rising sun flags with the words "Army Navy" above & the expression "Live Long" at the bottom of the image.

Japan became a modern state in 1868 with the consolidation of the country under a single divulgement in the Meiji Restoration Period. Previously, Japan was a weak feudal state, unable to control all its own domains nor have the capability of fending off aggressive European & American powers.

Unified Japan establish a modern army & navy. Textile design reflected the military change from old samurai class to the new modern Japanese military.

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