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Item Cotton Indigo Tsutsugaki Sensu Images Furoshiki, With Lovely Stitched Boro Patches
Faded Indigo Cotton, Sensu (folding fan) Images
Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth
Furoshiki are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth mainly used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods. Furoshiki began to be used in the middle of the Nara period (AD 710 to 794), in Japanese baths (Onsen). In order to prevent a mix up of the bathers' clothes, the removed clothing was tied up in Furoshiki. Later the system of folding spread and was used by traders to protect their goods or gifts.
Age
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton
Homespun, Hand Loomed. Thick strong fabric, soft feel.
Size
4.3 X 4.4 feet
130 X 135 cm
Heavy-Medium Thickness
1.0 lbs, 430 g
4 separate panels were hand sewn together to create this textile
Condition
Good overall condition with numerous boro patches and nicely made sashiko repairs, see photos.

We have washed and ironed this textile.

This textile is ready to use in your project or to hang as wall art.


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