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Japanese Antique Textile Nobori With Oni Ogre

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 961771

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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This is a nobori ( a vertical banner ) with "oni" ( ogre, one kind of Japanese monsters ) which is hand-painted with sumi and pigments. The characteristics of oni are: one or two horns on the top of the head, fangs of the tiger, wearing a loin cloth made of tiger skin and it is very mighty. It has a few holes in the upper blue part and some stains, however in good condition as a whole. Late 19th or early 20th century. 36cm x 285cm 14.2" x 7ft28"