Tales of Genji Japanese Silk Fukusa, Tea Ceremony Mat, Wall hanging, TapestryTales of Genji Japanese Silk Fukusa, Tea Ceremony Mat, Wall hanging, TapestryTales of Genji Japanese Silk Fukusa, Tea Ceremony Mat, Wall hanging, TapestryTales of Genji Japanese Silk Fukusa, Tea Ceremony Mat, Wall hanging, Tapestry

Japanese "Tales of Genji" silk fukusa for tea ceremony or wall decor. Tales of Genji was written by the noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu in the 11th century. Traditionally, in the Edo period gifts were wrapped in silk cloths. For tea ceremony fukusa were/are used to purify tea utensils. This piece of textile art is hand painted in ink technique on silk with the reverse side of red woven silk.

Pictured tea set is not included in this sale.

Condition: Excellent vintage for age. Some foxing spots which are inherent with silk and long age, but they only make this vintage piece more valuable and authentic. Provenance: Kyoto, Japan.

Size: 25 x 25 inches (63 x 63 cm). Price adjusted with the condition.

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Item ID: TALEGENJIFUKUSA

Tales of Genji Japanese Silk Fukusa, Tea Ceremony Mat, Wall hanging, Tapestry

$150 $130 USD REDUCED

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