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Japanese Vintage Textile Futonji With Baku

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1950: Item # 1168026

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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This is a futonji made of thick hand-spun cotton with tsutsugaki "baku" motif, which is an imaginary animal in the Chinese folk tale and it is said that it eats human's bad dreams. Tsutsugaki is the free hand painting with rice paste for resist using a cone-shape tool and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 124cm x 160cm