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Japanese Vintage Textile Okinawan Bingata Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1980: Item # 1390583

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Haruko Watanabe
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3-6-15-1605 Koyama, Shinagawa-Ku
Tokyo, Japan

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Cotton Okinawan Bingata furoshiki (wrapping cloth). Bingata is one kind of katazome (stencil-resist-dye) which is a specialty product in Okinawa (Ryukyu for an old name). It has kanji character "Ryukyu" in the corner. Darker colors are added after katazome dye. In good condition but has still some stains. Dyed with Ryukyu ai (ryukyu indigo) and pigments etc. 20th century. 110cm x 110cm