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Japanese Antique Textile Cotton Han-gappa Late Edo Period

Japanese Antique Textile Cotton Han-gappa Late Edo Period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1382237

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Denenchofu, Otaku
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Man's han-gappa which was worn over kimono when he went out and made of hand-spun cotton, both outside and the lining. It is in very dark green, dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has beautiful two kinds of katazome (stencil-resist dye) for lining which is natural indigo dyed. The collar is made of imported wool. The fasteners made of spiral cord show it was made in Tenpo in late Edo period (1831~1845) according to the "Kinsei Fuzoku-shi" written by Kitagawa Morisada beginning from 1837 to 1867. In excellent condition. 128cm x 96cm