Yorke Antique Textiles

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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Dated 1896
Description:
An unusual uchishiki temple cloth featuring a colorful tortoise-shell pattern made up of patchwork (much like a North American quilt). This patwork consists of various kinds of chirimen and kinsha silk fabrics, each hexagonal piece were of the temple dedicator's family members' clothes: the dedicator - 'Chiyoko Nakagawa': written on backside - carefully made this cloth in order to ensure her family members' happiness. Good condition, with some staining and tears. 29" x 20".
Price:
$350
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