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Japanese Antique Textile Cotton Narumi-kongata Cloth

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1910: Item # 924867

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Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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This is a piece of Narumi-kongata cloth. Narumi-kongata is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) which looks like shibori ( tie-dyeing ). Shibori textile has been produced in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi prefecture since 17th century. Compared with time-consuming shibori textile, Narumi-kongata textile can be produced more amount in same pattern. It is made of hand-woven cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except for two mending patches ( 3cm x 3cm, 4cm x 5cm ) Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 31cm x 76cm 12.2" x 30"