This is an antique furoshiki with large tabane Noshi
motif, which is dyed boldly with Tsutsugaki
Textile is medium thick cotton, and has soft and comfortable touch. It seems to be hand spun and woven cotton in early Meiji period(1868-1912) .
It also has fabulous natural ai color!
It is machine woven.
It has some flaws as photos show. The discoloration line and the stains in the white parts are rather prominent.
However, as a whole it is in very good condition.
*Approx background color - navy
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft, □ Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )