A Length of Hemp or Ramie Katazome: Summer Fabric

$65.00 USD

early to mid twentieth century
56" x 13", 142.25 cm x 33 cm

This pale blue colored, katazome dyed hemp or ramie length is taken from a summer futon cover. The pattern is a fairly large repeat of carnation-like flowers which imbue the cloth with a cheerful, cooling image, important for hot summer nights in Japan.

The condition of the length is good for its age with the exception of a very small hole and exceeding faint stain shown on the accompanying detail photographs.

A beautiful length of old bast fiber cloth.

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A Length of Hemp or Ramie Katazome: Summer Fabric