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[Red kotobuki fukusa]

[Red kotobuki fukusa]
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H: 22.5 in, W: 22 in

, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 ceremonial wrapping cloth (fukusa) : cotton ; 22.5 x 22 in.

Red and white shibori design wedding fukusa with "kotobuki" kanji character in center within red square border (aligned diagonally) on shibori field. Small white crane with raised wings in circle located below kanji in one corner. Cloth is not perfectly square but slightly misshapen.

Fukusa was used to wrap wedding souvenir gift.

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