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Antique Japanese Cotton Futon With Komainu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1249362
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Antique Japanese cotton futon cover, dyed indigo (now faded due to antiquity), and then dyed used a paste resist technique with pastel blues and pinks to create a large Sakura emblem at the very top of the textile, flowering roses, and two rivaling komainu or Japanese lion dogs. Minor damage due to age. Meiji period (1868-1912) Size: (futon only) 62" height, 49" width (entire board) 84" height, 72" width