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Korean Vintage Textile Chogappo Made of Silk Fragments.

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Pre 1980: Item # 1338975

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Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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Chogappo which is made of plain weave silk fragments. All hand sewn with red silk threads. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is called "sanpo", one kind of pojagi which is a cover for a tray or a table with food. Originally it has oiled paper in the back but this one doesn't. The cloth knob in the center works as a handle. In excellent condition. 20th century. 53cm x 54cm