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Japanese Antique Textile Okinawa Bingata Card Case

Japanese Antique Textile Okinawa Bingata Card Case

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1000087

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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This is possibly a card or ticket case made of rare piece of bingata cotton cloth. Bingata is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) produced in Ryukyu islands ( now Okinawa ). This bingata was produced in 19th century, but this case might have been made later, early 20th century ( sewn by machine ). The lining is silk. In excellent condition. 13cm x 7.7cm