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Japanese Antique Mingei Textile Kasuri Futon Cover

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 751952

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Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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This is a Kurume kasuri futon cover which is hand woven and dyed with natural indigo. Kurume region in Fukuoka prefecture has been a producing center of "Kurumegasuri" since ca. 1800, late Edo era. This is a geometric design of Japanese castle. A double ikat mosaic pattern is a characteristic of Kurumegasuri. In excellent condition except for a stain in the bottom area. Meiji era ( 1886~1912 ). 121cm x 154cm 47.6" x 60.6"