This is an antique furoshiki with wonderful design - 'shou-chiku-bai'( pine tree, bamboo and ume blossom), crane and tortoise motifs are dyed vividly with Tsutsugaki
Its tsutsugakai picture is WONDERFUL!
Textile is comparatively thick cotton, and has soft touch. It seems to be hand spun and woven cotton in early Meiji period(1868-1912) .
Its background has beautiful natural ai color.
It has some flaws as photos show. However, as a whole it is in very good condition.
*Approx background color - navy
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft, □ Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )