japanese tsutsugaki indigo dye furoshiki

depicts a bundle of noshi.
noshi: is a short form of noshi awabi熨斗鮑, which literally means stretched abalone. in old japan, abalone meat was considered a gift of good fortune.
tsutsugaki筒描: japanese traditional rice paste-resist dyeing
technique on cloth, in which the paste is washed off after
furoshiki風呂敷: wrapping cloth.

circa: 1900
material: 100% cotton
region: kansai
width: 51″
length: 51″
price: sold