Yorke Antique Textiles

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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Mid-Edo (1725-1825)
Description:
A very fine and relatively large silk fukusa featuring exceptional embroidery of the perfect wedding match: ornate octagonal 'kaioke' containers for the shell-matching game 'kai-awase' favoured by nobles. Good condition, with several areas of silk splitting on the fine blue silk background, as well as many small areas of darkening of the blue background. The finely-rendered and sophisticated embroidery is in very good condition. 27" x 33"
Price:
5000
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