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Japanese Antique Textile Cotton Noren with Katazome Carp Motif

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1372689

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

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Noren (curtain) made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stsncil-resist-dye) carp motif which is natural indigo dyed. This carp motif is named "Koi-no-taki-nobori" depicting carp swimming up a fall that symbolizes strength and success. In good condition but has indigo bleached parts and two mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 96cm x 161cm