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Item Exceptional Single Cotton Zokin
Beautifully made zokin, early 1900s fabric, lovely fade to it.

Wonderful Handmade Sashiko Zokin with Hitomezashi (one stitch sashiko) needlework patterns. Lightly faded indigo cotton. Home Spun, Hand Loomed Indigo vegetable dyes. Fine example of Japanese folk textile!

Zokins have been used for centuries in Japanese homes, temples, and schools to hand clean wooden floors and tatami mats. Zokins were made from layered pieces of old fabric held together with sashiko stitching. They were boro patched regularly as holes appeared, reused again and again.
Age
Early1900s
Fabric Solid indigo, homspun cotton fabrics with wonderful Hitomezashi sashiko stitching.
Size
Size:
9 X 13 inches
23 X 34 cm

See measuring tape in photos for actual size in inches.
Condition
Good Condition
Several fabric layers


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