Tangled weaved banshu-ori stole is tied-dyed by a shibori craftsman in Kyoto. We then embroidered fun and mischievous scene from "Choju-giga".
"Choju-giga" ink painting, is said to be the oldest "manga" cartoons in Japan. It is a 4 volumes painting scroll of, personified animals such as frogs, foxes, monkeys, cats, etc.. One of the most famous scene, depict a hare and a frog sumo wrestling. The works said to be from the 12th-13th centuries, but details are unknown. There are various opinions in the interpretation of the scrolls contents.■Product
Size / 85cm x 180cm
Material / 100% Cotton
Made in Japan
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