Japanese Textiles and Folk Art

Shop Apron 'Kon-nyaku' Kinoshita Shop

MISC 133 - $40.00

 

This lovely apron (called maekake in Japanese) is probably from the mid Showa era (1926-1988). The apron was/is worn by shop or small company employees for advertising purpose. The apron is made from heavy weight cotton and it is dyed in deep indigo. There is a pair of ties attached on the top. The company produced potato starch product called konnyaku. It is in excellent condition.

Width : approximately 18"

Length: approximately 28"

 

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