This is an antique Fukusa from Meiji period (1868-1912) with Syouzyou embroidered design.
Syouzyou with long red hair is a heavy drinker, which is a character of Noh
Textile is glossy shusu silk and has smooth touch.
And lining is kinsha(fine crepe) silk.
Fine and profound feeling of its supreme embroidery work is eye-catching!
There are stains and discoloration due to its old age, and it has large tears.(*Refer to the 1st flaws photo.)
Please check detail photos.
Though it has flaws because of its old age, we would like you to enjoy this fascinating design at your hands!