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Ocean Blue Indigo Towel with Single Crest

85.00
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Ocean Blue Indigo Towel with Single Crest

85.00

This blue indigo-dyed cotton towel was probably stored to be used later to repair or mend something else. It has a deep blue color and displays a fine crest, usually belonging to families. Originally this towel seems to have been part of a flag.

History

Taisho period, around 1920. Tokyo area.

Fabric  

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

Measurements   

  • 69 x 126 cm
  • 27,2 x 49,6 ft
  • 0,3 kg
  • 0,7 lbs

 

Condition

  • The fabric has been professionally cleaned and carefully ironed to preserve the organic dye
  • Great condition of fabric
  • Wonderful for display
  • Vivid blue color
  • Shows a single family crest
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This blue indigo-dyed cotton towel was probably stored to be used later to repair or mend something else. It has a deep blue color and displays a fine crest, usually belonging to families. Originally this towel seems to have been part of a flag.

History

Taisho period, around 1920. Tokyo area.

Fabric  

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

Measurements   

  • 69 x 126 cm
  • 27,2 x 49,6 ft
  • 0,3 kg
  • 0,7 lbs

 

Condition

  • The fabric has been professionally cleaned and carefully ironed to preserve the organic dye
  • Great condition of fabric
  • Wonderful for display
  • Vivid blue color
  • Shows a single family crest