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Japanese Antique Textile Hagi-isho Juban Kimono Edo

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 770583

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Tokyo, Japan

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This is a beautiful silk hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of Edo chirimen ( silk crepe ), wild silk and plain silk. The techniques are tie-dyeing, hand painting and stencil-resist-dyeing. The purple and red parts are woven of wild silk. All the cloths are dyed with natural colors such as natural indigo, safflower and so on. This juban is a good example of prominent techniques of weaving and dyeing in Edo era. It has a cotton lining. In excellent condition except for a rip ( 5cm ) in the lower hem. Late Edo era ( Mid and early 19th C ). 118cm x 134cm 46inch1/2 x 52inch3/4