Yorke Antique Textiles

A collection of antique and vintage textiles from around the world

Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
1920s
Description:
A silk woman’s light jacket featuring huge yellow and red shibori-technique “yukira” (snowlake) motifs on a blue background. The base fabric involves a rarely-used figured 3D weave technique called “kawari-ori” (“change weave”), creating textured bamboo motifs. A single dyed “mon” (family crest, denoting a semiformal garment worn at a festival or important social occasion. Very good condition, with minor imperfections. 50” from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 38” height.
Price:
$25000
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