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Wrapping cloth

Wrapping cloth

  • Place of origin:

    Yamagata (prefecture) (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1950 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, resist-dyed and painted

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furoshiki wrapping cloth of cotton, resist-dyed and painted with a design in light blue and white on dark blue. In the four corners are, respectively, a turtle, a spring of blossom, a branch of bamboo and a bird. In the centre is a circle containing two crossed feathers. There are smaller floral devices between the corner motifs.

Place of Origin

Yamagata (prefecture) (made)


1800-1950 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Cotton, resist-dyed and painted


Height: 110 cm, Width: 100 cm

Descriptive line

Furoshiki wrapping cloth of cotton, resist-dyed and painted, Yonezawa, Yamagata (prefecture), Japan, 1800-1950

Production Note

Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture, JAPAN




East Asia Collection

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