Yorke Antique Textiles

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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
(1880-1920)
Description:
A very heavy and unusual Nishijin brocaded antique uchikake that displays a remarkable, luminous personality when under direct lighting. This stunning garment was created in the Nishijin district of Kyoto, Japan. Nishijin is a very old (1200 years) and famous district of Kyoto known for fine weaving and synonymous with high quality, exquisite workmanship. Excellent condition. 49" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 63" height. Nishijin also refers to yarn-dying and weaving techniques unique to that district that were developed over the centuries
Price:
$3500
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