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Spectacular Emerald-Azure Faded Furoshiki

600.00
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Spectacular Emerald-Azure Faded Furoshiki

600.00
sold out

As far as the beauty of faded indigo can go, this item is absolutely stunning. The cloth is more than 100 years old and has been carefully sashiko-stitched. It is also ornamented with sashiko stitching. The indigo color has an emerald glimmer and is particularly beautiful when hung up and touched by sunlight. The towel is large and called a “Furoshiki”. These are types of wrapping cloth, traditionally used to transport valuable goods such as clothes, books or gifts.

History

Meiji period, around 1880s. Takamatsu, central Japan.

Fabric  

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

Measurements   

116 x 126 cm

26 x 50 in

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 to display or wear
  • Vivid green and blue colors with sashiko ornamentation

Note

  • Premium item and very rare
  • Outstanding color and fabulous fade of indigo
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As far as the beauty of faded indigo can go, this item is absolutely stunning. The cloth is more than 100 years old and has been carefully sashiko-stitched. It is also ornamented with sashiko stitching. The indigo color has an emerald glimmer and is particularly beautiful when hung up and touched by sunlight. The towel is large and called a “Furoshiki”. These are types of wrapping cloth, traditionally used to transport valuable goods such as clothes, books or gifts.

History

Meiji period, around 1880s. Takamatsu, central Japan.

Fabric  

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

Measurements   

116 x 126 cm

26 x 50 in

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 to display or wear
  • Vivid green and blue colors with sashiko ornamentation

Note

  • Premium item and very rare
  • Outstanding color and fabulous fade of indigo