Interesting beige silk textile fragment, woven in blue and green and silvered stripes of paper "gin hirahaku". The pattern consists of eight bands of varying widths, three with a small repeating pattern, four rows containing the 12 Zodiac animals and one band with Chinese characters. Condition: signs of wear and former usage, brittle, thin areas and small holes, margins with partial glue residue. Please look carefully at photos, being part of condition Report. Dimension total: 53 cm x ...click for details
A fragment of a yutan (furniture cover), the brocade with orange brown ground showing the design in rows of five-clawed dragons alternating with clouds. Woven in polychrome silk and silvered strips of paper. With applied Japanese family crest roundel of triple hollyhock, worked in silk with couched gold threads. With undyed linen lining and the longside with loops. Condition: the crest with missing application (circle), three larger and some small holes, partially little wear and fading. Dimensi ...click for details
A Buddhist temple canopy consisting of three panels of silk brocade. Orange brown ground with design in rows, ho-o birds alternating with leaves. Woven in polychrome silk and silvered stripes of paper "gin hirahaku". The cotton lining dated and inscribed in ink. Condition: one loss and few small holes, one corner mended, lining stained, little faded and worn. Dimension: 168 cm x 168 cm.
An undone obi with beautiful design of polychrome fans decorated with mandarin ducks, flowers and pine trees. Intermediate flying hoo birds in gold thread. Condition: Undone, middle pleat, traces of usage at the border. Dimension: 410 cm x 68,5 cm.