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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Taisho era (1912-1926)
Description:
A superbly-created silk jacket featuring yuzen-painted "orizuru" (paper birds) highlighted with satin stitch and metallic thread embroidery. The base rinzu silk is an unusual and highly effective: ribbed and textured in the form of bamboo leaves. This garment was likely very expensive at the time, and obviously contracted by a wealthy family. A single mon.
Price:
$25000
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