Japanese Textiles and Folk Art
5 - 6
MISC 706 $800.00
Age: Circa Late 1800s to Early 1900s
Texture/Technique: Made from hand-woven indigo kasuri, Hand-sewn
Main Colors: Deep indigo blue
Condition: "Rustic" due to the age and use. There are 3 very small holes in the interior, otherwise it is still in a very good condition.
Notes/Remarks: The concept originated from Portugal. The Japanese created this type of rain cape, kappa, with cotton fabric and treated with tung oil to make it waterproof. It is a lovely and rare folk-craft.
Radius: Approximately 34" Circle: Approximately 2/3 of a circle"