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Japanese Antique Textile Two Cotton Bags for Matchlock Guns

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1312133

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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Two cotton bags for matchlock guns as they have hand written "5 monme 5 bu" inside that shows the size of the gun. They also have the owner's name inside. One is mde of thick twill weave and indigo dyed cotton and the lining is hand-spun cotton. The other is made of dark green hand-spun cotton and komon katazome asa inside whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. The top dark green one has a few small holes and wear in the lining. The bottom indigo one has a mending patch and indigo faded parts. Top:12cm x 117cm Bottom:11cm x 116cm 19th century