Yorke Antique Textiles

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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
circa 1875
Description:
A large uchishiki featuring an phoenix embroidered with metallic and silk threads on a red bast fiber background. Hand-writing on the back cotton lining indicates that this cloth was dedicated in the year 1875, and repaired in 1973. Good condition, with some minor holes and stains, and small repairable spots of loose embroidery (mostly within the birds legs:see images). 84" x 51".
Price:
$750
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