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Japanese Vintage Textile Okinawan Minsa Obi Sash with Kasuri

Japanese Vintage Textile Okinawan Minsa Obi Sash with Kasuri


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1980: Item # 1439613

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Minsa obi (sashi) made in Taketomi Island in Okinawa. The features of Taketomi Minsa obi are: both wefts and warps are machine-spun cotton and handwoven. It has four and five block warp kasuri pattern and both selvedges have uneven horizontal stripes which symbolize mukade (centipede). Minsa obi was a gift from a woman to a man meaning acceptance of engagement in old days. In excellent condition. 20th century. 8cm x 2m4cm u
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