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Cotton patchwork bag, indigo, Japan, Meiji period

Cotton patchwork bag, indigo, Japan, Meiji period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1910: Item # 342657

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$ 150

Bag used for carrying a picnic set. Pieces of cotton patched together into a square shape with two triangular overlap tips for closure and a looped strap. On the outside various striped and other designs (kasuri and kata-zome) in indigo blue. On the inside patches of mainly solid indigo blue. Height 25 ½; width 17 inches (62 x 42,5 cm). Japan, Meiji period (around 1900). Some traces of usage, but still good condition.