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Shikunshi Kobukusa 四君子(Kitamura Tokusai)

$90.00

Price includes insured priority shipping via USPS within the U.S. Additional shipping will be required for international orders.

Shikunshi
Approximately 6.5”x 6”
Made in Japan

SKU: T-KT-68 Categories: , Tag:

This silk brocade kobukusa features plum, maple, chrysanthemum flowers with leaves in fukiyose medley style atop a woven fence pattern called higaki.

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.