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Item Cotton Hand Repaired Sakabukuro Sake Bag
Hand loomed, Hand Made,
(See our Japanese Textile History Page to Read About Sakabukuro)
Early to Mid 1900s Found at an old sake distillery.
Fabric Cotton fabric saturated with kakishibu.

Dark brown color and somwhat stiff because of numerous kakishibu immersions.
13 X 30 inches
33 X 75 cm
Heavy Weight, Thick Fabric
Boro Condition, many hand sewn repairs.
3 small holes, see photos.
Comment Fabulous example of the effort in which the Japanese sake brewers took to extend the life of each precious sake bag. Labor was obviously less expensive than purchasing a new bag. These sakaburo have been repaired many times.

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