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Item Extra Large Hand Sewn Cotton Komebukuro Rice Bag

See our "Japanese Textile History" for narrative about these charming folk textile rice bags.
Age
Early to mid 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton
Homespun, Hand Loomed. Thick, strong fabric, soft feel.
Hand made cotton & hemp cord/ties
Size
See last photo with inch tape
Very Large Size
(laid flat)
30 X 20 inches
75 X 50 cm
Medium-Heavy Weight Fabrics
Condition
Good Condition

Great variety of old indigo cotton fabrics

We repaired several holes with boro patches using fabrics from the same era as the bag

We washed and ironed this komebukuro.