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Silk fukusa gift cloth, brocade, fan, crane, Takeuchi, Japan 20th c.

Silk fukusa gift cloth, brocade, fan, crane, Takeuchi, Japan 20th c.


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1950: Item # 1309132

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Almost square silk fukusa or ceremonial cloth with a brocade weave design in black, white, red and silver-gray silk threads on a ground of gold brocade weave. The design shows an open fan painting with a dancing crane and short text with seal. The text states that the design is after a painting by Takeuchi Seiho (1864 -1942) and ends with Seiho’s red seal from the 1940s. Reverse decorated in brocade weave with a shippo design. Brown silk tassels. Japan, Showa era, mid-20th century.

H 16 x W 16 ½ inches.

Excellent condition