HANDSPUN COTTON 4-PANEL FUTONGAWA
MOKKOU FAMILY CREST VAT-DYED IN BOTANICAL INDIGO
MINERAL PIGMENTS VAT-DYED
AND/OR APPLIED THROUGH STENCILS
HAND-DRAWN RICE PASTE RESISTED
HOMESPUN, HANDWOVEN COTTON
DYED IN BOTANICAL INDIGO AND SAFFLOWER
LATE 19C/EARLY 20C
Yu-age were used in the San-in region
to dry infants after they had been bathed.
Their eyes were dabbed with the benibana corner,
in the belief that safflower would prevent illness.