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Japanese Antique Textile Cotton Ase Hajiki Under Kimono

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1304315

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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Ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). It has natural indigo color warps and wefts which make check pattern. It has beautiful asa katazome cloth in the top inside, whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except the indigo dyed warps have wear. 19th century 60cm x 63cm