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Item Very Exceptional Large E-Gasuri Castle (shiro), Picture Kasuri Cotton Futon Cover
The kanji text (jufuku) on either side of the castle image translates into "long life & happiness"
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton Homespun, Hand Loomed.

4 separate panels hand stitched together to make this complete textile.
4.1 X 5.3 feet
124 X 161 cm

Medium-Thick fabric, medium-heavy weight
14.0 oz, 398 g
Good Overall Condition
Few very minor holes.

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

Wonderful display textile. Very representative of Japanese folk arts.
Comment This textile was made in Kurume City, Japan, and shows a traditional Japanese style castle, probably patterned after Kumamoto castle, in Kumamoto City. Kumamoto Castle is considered one of the three premier castles in Japan.

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