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Posted 4 years ago

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purpledog
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Number 2 in my Japanese handkerchief exposé :)

This is a Japanese Blue Dye Oriental Lily Handkerchief. It is traditional Kimono dye (Ai-Zome). The tag says 'Kusabana no uta?Flowers Song) ', Ai-Zome?Indigo Japan Blue Dye), and the Japanese indigo plant is a DATE-AI?Polygonaceae). The traditional indigo dye process was developed in the Edo era. Only a traditional craftsman can make this. This handkerchief is about 43cm square.

The company code is #1-79111.

Thanks for looking.

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  1. purpledog purpledog, 4 years ago
    Thanks so much for the love Manikin, officialfuel, kerry10456, AmberRose, and bellin 68!
  2. purpledog purpledog, 4 years ago
    Thanks for love Mikkochristmas11! I do appreciate it!

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