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Emerald Sashiko-stitched Blanket with Symbols

290.00
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Emerald Sashiko-stitched Blanket with Symbols

290.00

Magnificent

Blankets with such stitching have become rare since boro cloth has become in vogue in the West. In addition to this beautiful design, this cloth has symbols which make it highly decorative,

History

Early Meiji, around 1860s

Fabric  

Cotton homespun and hand-loomed. All natural dyeing techniques.

Measurements   

130 x 123 cm

51,1 x 48,4 in

0,6 kg

1,3 lbs

Condition

  • Good condition, several layers of fabric
  • Dark blue vegetable dye with crest symbols
  • The fabric has been professionally cleaned and carefully ironed to preserve the organic dye

Note

  • One side is indigo blue and the other has faded so that the sunlight gives it an emerald green shimmer
  • Old age in good condition
  • Highly decorative due to design elements and sashiko stitching
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Magnificent

Blankets with such stitching have become rare since boro cloth has become in vogue in the West. In addition to this beautiful design, this cloth has symbols which make it highly decorative,

History

Early Meiji, around 1860s

Fabric  

Cotton homespun and hand-loomed. All natural dyeing techniques.

Measurements   

130 x 123 cm

51,1 x 48,4 in

0,6 kg

1,3 lbs

Condition

  • Good condition, several layers of fabric
  • Dark blue vegetable dye with crest symbols
  • The fabric has been professionally cleaned and carefully ironed to preserve the organic dye

Note

  • One side is indigo blue and the other has faded so that the sunlight gives it an emerald green shimmer
  • Old age in good condition
  • Highly decorative due to design elements and sashiko stitching