This is an antique Fukusa with Shou-jou which is a heavy drinker design, which is embroidered elaborately.
Shou-jou is a imaginary animal whose hair is long and red, and in Noh
Textile is glossy shusu silk and has smooth touch.
It is from Meiji period (1868-1912).
Unfortunately, some embroidery parts are threadbare and it has peeling spots and loosing stitches.
Also there are some stains mainly right side, so please check detail photos.
However, we hope you can enjoy this fabulous embroidered design at your hands!