Yorke Antique Textiles

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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Late Meiji to mid-Taisho (1880-1920)
Description:
A chirimen (crepe) silk fukusa featuring the rare image of 'reishi' (Ganoderma lucidum species of mushroom). Reishi mushrooms have a long history. They have been used in China and Japan for nearly 4,000 years as a health tonic and as folk medicine for liver problems, heart conditions, asthma, cancer, high blood pressure, and arthritis. Very good condition. 18” x 21”.
Price:
750
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