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Japanese Late 19th Century Sleeve From Stage Costume

Japanese Late 19th Century Sleeve From Stage Costume

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 959453

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Japanese late 19th century sleeve from a stage costume. The sleeve has design hand embroidered on front and back. The front has a large pearl with 3 dragon claws showing around the edge. There are also plum blossoms, bamboo leaves and stylized clouds. The reverse has the 3 friends, bamboo, plum and pine with cloud designs. There is also a fabric handle for the piece. This type of sleeve was not actually worn, but held against the body during a performance. The piece measures 24 1/2" wide and 32 1/2" tall. There is shredding on top and edges.