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Japanese Antique Textile Sample Book of Katazome 140 Fragments

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1386823

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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Sample book of old katazome (stencil-resist-dye) which has 140 fragments, mostly from Meiji period (1868~1912). It has about a dozen asa (hemp and ramie) fragments and others are mostly hand-spun cotton. They are dyed with vegetable indigo and pigments. It has folding 23 pages in one side and 23 pages in the other. The cover is silk cloth. In excellent condition. 12cm x 18cm x 4.5cm