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    Posted 5 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4256 items)

    I don't know anything about this, but a picker friend brought it over tonight and i promised him i'd check it out. It appears to be woven silk, and there is writing on it. any help appreciated!

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    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      any ideas on what this is?
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      could this be a photographic print using thread?
    3. Sunnybrook Sunnybrook, 5 years ago
      Asian tapestry?
    4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      thanks Sunnybrook! i think that this is actually a photographic print - using a textile machine. i haven't found out anything about it, but i'm pretty sure that is what it is. i'd love to know more!
    5. textileguy, 5 years ago
      yes it is a photo print - probibly Japanese from the turn of the century.
    6. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      thank you textileguy! that is interesting. so textile machines were used to print photos way back then?

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