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1961

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Futon Cover (Japan), 19th century

This is a Futon cover. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is cotton and its technique is hand-drawn rice paste resist, indigo dyed. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 159 cm (5 ft. 2 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Futon Cover (Japan), 19th century; cotton; H x W: 159 cm (5 ft. 2 5/8 in.); 1961-97-3

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