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Japanese Vintage Textile Maiwai-gi Fisherman's Festive Kimono

Japanese Vintage Textile Maiwai-gi Fisherman's Festive Kimono


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1940: Item # 1414540

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GALLERY TSUMUGI
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3-6-15 Koyama, Shinagawa-Ku
Tokyo, Japan
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Maiwai-gi which is a festive kimono of fishermem. It was given to fishermen from a master of fishermen or an owner of a fish boat on the occasion of large catch. It is mostly made of cotton with auspicious motifs with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) and partly hand painting. The original location of the Maiwai-gi is Boso peninsula in Chiba prefecture since late Edo period and spread along the Pacific Coast. This one has thick cotton lining so that it is made into yogi (kimono shaped bedding). Generally in good condition except for many tiny holes. The first half of the 20th century. 130cm x 125cm
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