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Late Edo to early Mid-Meiji era (1850-1875)
An interesting and sophisticated large silk fukusa featuring yuzen-dyed images: kicho, desk, crane, camellias and other motifs. The camellia represents the yearning for Spring, and has long been regarded as a symbol of longevity, love bond, happy marriage, fortune, victory and happiness. There are embroidery highlights. Good condition: it has tears in the upper hem and upper corners, two tassels are missing, and there are several small stains. 26" x 31". The other side has a few small holes and several stains.
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