Flower & Butterfly Golden Brocade Kobukusa 名物花蝶文金襴 (Kitamura Tokusai)

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Meibutsu Kachomon Kinran
Approximately 6.5”x 6” made using gold strings
Made in Japan

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Beautiful and delicate pattern of a pair of butterflies, flowers, and diamond shaped designs in gold.

Kitamura Tokusai has been making silk cloths, or fukusa, for practitioners of tea since 1712. Their elegant textiles are among the finest woven silk fabrics available in Japan and are made by highly skilled weavers in Kyoto’s historic Nishijin area. Kitamura Tokusai’s inventory of fabrics features over 400 patterns of historical significance, many of which were expressly favored by the founders and most prominent devotees of Japan’s tea culture. The Kitamura family continues to warmly welcome tea and textile enthusiasts to their Nishijin shop by hanging a fukusa, a symbol of hospitality, in the entrance.