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Japanese Antique Textile Boro Asa Rug With Sashiko

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 960244

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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This is a beautiful rug made of many pieces of asa ( hemp ) cloth which are hand-woven and natural indigo dyed. Probably it was produced in Tohoku region where cotton cultivation was difficult because of severely cold climate. It has stitches with hemp threads. In good condition. Late 19th century. 164cm x 151cm 64.6" x 59.4"