COTTON WARP AND SILK WEFT
VAT-DYED IN BOTANICAL INDIGO
OVERDYED WITH UKON (TURMERIC)
EARLY/MID 19C The tsumugi hand-plied silk weft would have circumvented
the Edo Shogunate’s sumptuary laws prohibiting the use
of silk in bedding and other household textiles. SOLD
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