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Japanese Antique Textile Shima-cho Stripe Fragment Sample Book

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1369452

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Thick shima-cho, a sample book of cortton shima (stripes) with about 870 fragments. The age is written on the cover "Meiji 3 (1870), however the age of the fragments range from very late Edo (mid 19th century) to Taisho (1920s). The first 770 fragments are late Edo and Meiji (the second half of the 19th century) and the second 101 fragments are woven in Taisho period (1912~1925). In excellent condition. 16cm x 21cm x 5cm