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[Red kotobuki fukusa with white border and tassels]

[Red kotobuki fukusa with white border and tassels]
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L: 21.5 in, W: 20.5 in

, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 ceremonial wrapping cloth (fukusa) : cotton ; 21.5 x 20.5 in.

Red and white shibori design wedding fukusa with red "kotobuki" kanji character on shibori center panel (15.5 x 14.5 in.) surrounded by 3 in. creamy white border; four creamy white tassels at corners. The reverse side is creamy white fabric. Large hand stitches along the inside center panel.

Fukusa was used to wrap a wedding souvenir gift.

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