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meiji nanbu-shikon dye shibori futon cover textile


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1188516
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This is nanbu shikon-dye shibori futon cover at the Meiji era. (1868-1912) It is cotton of nanbu-shikon-dye of iwate Prefecture. It is a shikon of nature dye. It spins by the hand and shibori dye is done by the hand. Very, it is wonderful, beautiful shibori dye. There is neither stain nor damage.It has five small traces of the repair on the back side. However, it is good condition.The change of the color by fading is very beautiful, and it is charming. It recommends it for your collection. It is what dyed in the bath of dye that can be caught from this purple root. It soaks in the bath of dye after the work dried applying the cloth to lye beforehand is repeated many times and it dyes up. Shikon-dye started from Kamakura Period(1185-1333). It is a very expensive dye. It is what dyed in the bath of dye that can be caught from this root purple (plant). It soaks in the bath of dye after the work dried applying the cloth to lye beforehand is repeated many times and it dyes up. size:158cm x 132cm (62.2" x 51.9")