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Korean Vintage Indigo Asa Pojagi

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Textiles: Pre 1940: Item # 1365577

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Haruko Watanabe
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Koyama, Shinagawa-Ku
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa (ramie or hemp) and dyed with indigo. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. The frame cloth and the belts are cotton which are renewed. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with silk or asa fragments.(reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995) Late 19th to mid 20th century. 71cm x 69.5cm