Furoshiki (wrapping cloth)
Japanese
first half of the 20th century
Description

A wrapping cloth painted in the resist-dyeing method of tsutsugaki, wherein a paste of rice flour, lime, and water is drawn on the cloth by means of a paper tube (tsutsu), then brushed while still wet with soybean liquid to seal it. Once dry from the dye bath, the paste is washed off, revealing the undyed cotton design.

Size
51" H x 53.5" W

Price
$1,100

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