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Japanese Antique Textile Silk Brocade Wallet Edo

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: item # 1164938

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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Japanese Antique Textile Silk Brocade Wallet Edo
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This is a man's wallet made of hand-woven silk brocade with antique coin motif. It also has a hand-braided silk cord and a silver clasp. It has lining made of hand-woven figured silk satin dyed with benibana ( safflower ). It is possible that the outside as well as the inside cloth are imported from China. In good condition for this age except for wear in the upper corners. Edo period (the former half of the 19th century), or a bit later ( early Meiji ). 19.5cm x 9cm

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