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Japanese Antique Textile Maku or Curtain with Red Sea Bream

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1366726

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3-6-15 Koyama, Shinagawa-Ku
Tokyo, Japan

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Maku (curtain or hanging ornament) with double face. The front has beautiful and auspicious tai (red sea bream) and wave pattern which is katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It is made of 12 fragments sewn together. The lining has also katazome checker pattern. Both cloth look hand-spun cotton and the frame cloth is benibana (safflower) dyed silk crepe. In good condition except for some mening in both sides and one in the frame cloth. Late 19th to early 20th century. 106cm x 156cm