Ko-bukusa Cloth (Tea-things) (Shokko Nishiki)

The pattern may be different from the image shown due to the cutting process.

Ko-bukusa Cloth (Tea-things) (Shokko Nishiki)

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Tatsumura Saki products are used by many people who enjoy the tea ceremony. The various beautiful patterns of the textiles add a touch of beauty to tea ceremonies even today. Please enjoy the beauty of the textiles that casually and lustrously decorate the hands of those who handle tea utensils.

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Size (cm) : W16.0 x H15.0

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Product Name : Ko-bukusa Cloth (Tea-things) (Shokko Nishiki)
Product type : Ko-bukusa Cloth
Size (cm) : W16.0 x H15.0
Related Tags : stoatWrapping availableFamous fabricPattern: Shokuben Nishiki (red brocade)Tea utensilsfukusa
Remark : Please note that the pattern may be different from the picture shown due to the cutting process. Please be forewarned.
Other : Gift wrapping service available

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Product Description

An item for tea ceremony, good for interior decoration, too.

Pattern Description

Shokko Nishiki(Shokko Brocade)

Shokko Nishiki originally means a red brocade woven at a mill in Chengdu, capital city of Shu Dynasty China (221-263 AD). The brocade had long been known for its beauty in ancient China. Later, the term came to be applied to a particular geometrical pattern, regardless of the origin of the fabric. At Horyu-ji temple, Nara, Japan, there are preserved two kinds of Shokko Nishiki, designated as Important Cultural Assets, one with a floral design in squares and the other a geometric pattern, both on a red ground. This piece is a reproduction of the Shokko Nishiki which is supposed to have been made in China in the 14th Century and handed down at a House of Maeda, a grand feudal lord in the Edo Period (1600-1868 AD). It is excused as warp-patterned brocade with a sophisticated color scheme.