Yorke Antique Textiles

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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Late Meiji (1900-1912)
Description:
A large kinsha (fine crepe) silk furisode featuring large yuzen-painted flying cranes over a sea. The sea is depicted much like the ‘tails’ of the good fortune minogame tortoise, so these background lines may have a dual meaning. In addition to the yuzen-painting, there is paint spray and embroidery highlights. Five mon (family crests). 51” from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 66” height.
Price:
$25000
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