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Japanese Vintage Textile Ojiya-chijimi Kimono

Japanese Vintage Textile Ojiya-chijimi Kimono

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1950: Item # 1204830

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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This is a woman's summer kimono made of Ojiya-chijimi which is produced in Ojiya city in Niigata Prefecture, which has been produced there since early Edo period (17th century). Its feature is that it is handwoven of choma (ramie) wefts as well as warps but only wefts are tightly twisted so that the surface of the fabric becomes uneven. This one has weft kasuri pattern. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 129cm x 136cm