Large noren (curtain used outside the entrance to houses and shops).
This textile, over three meters long, is decorated with the image of a stylized pine,a bundle of straw and calligraphy.
The decoration is done with the tsutsugaki technique, a Japanese method of resist dyeing that involves drawing rice-paste designs on cloth, dyeing the cloth, and then washing off the paste.
Meiji Period, late 19th cent.
308 x 70 cm
Price: Euro 750
Item no. TX02