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Item No#364340
ItemFukusa
Historyvintage
Price$150.00
Conditionvery good
Materialsilk
Size free
26 1/2" (67.5cm)
x 29 1/2" (75cm)
Weight0.17kg
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$26.50
 
$14.50
 
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This is a fabulous antique fukusa from Meiji period(1868-1912).
It has embroidered motif from Chinese folk tale of "Bamboo shoot of the in the deep snow".
The story is about a boy who wanted to give bamboo shoot to his sick mother which is a favorite food of her.
However, the season was winter(bamboo shoot grow in spring). He couldn't give up. So, he went to look for it into snow covered bamboo grove. And he found it!
It is a story which tells us impossible thing happens if we strongly desire.
Don't you think it is a WONDERFUL story?

The elaborate embroidery work has three-dimensional glossy beauty.
Textile is exquisite glossy 'Shusu'(satin) silk.

Woven threads are frayed in places.
It has rather prominent discoloration on the half of the lining.
It has some other flaws such as stains and holes, so for the details please refer to the photos and figure.

Though it has some flaws by ages, please enjoy its full taste of antique!

photo:furukawa
description:shigeoka
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