Yorke Antique Textiles

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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Mid-Meiji to early Taisho (1880-1915)
Description:
A plain 'sioze' silk gift cloth with very intricate yuzen-work (see detailed images). Embroidery highlights. The subject is two 'kaioke' (a hexagonal container to store clam shells, which are used ancient shell matching game - 'kaiawase'). Very good condition, with some light smudging and a tiny yet prominent black stain on the right field. 20" x 21"
Price:
$1000
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