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$25 · Vintage Japanese silk/rayon chirimen furoshiki from from Osaka’s

Vintage Japanese silk/rayon chirimen furoshiki from from Osaka's Shinsaibashi Sogo Department Store...

CONDITION: Unused in its original box

SIZE: 26" X 26" or 66 X 66cm

MATERIAL: 50% Silk & 50% Rayon

MADE IN JAPAN

Furoshiki are traditional, multi-purpose cloths that are used for carrying lunch boxes, clothing, etc. and there are numerous traditional ways to tying them and books are available to show you how. Furoshiki are sometimes made of silk but since silk is expensive and delicate, cotton or synthetics 'jinken' that mimic silk are much more popular as you don't have to worry about their getting wet or stained. In the post-war period, Nylon, Rayon and blends are the most popular fabric for furoshiki and silk is only used on rare occasions...


Asking $25 OBO

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Ad Id30748102
CategoryFunky Collectibles
PostedOctober 11, 2017
Expiry November 10, 2017
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