Pencil Container (Koge Zuikin)

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

Pencil Container (Koge Zuikin)

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Stationery goods are a part of our daily lives. We want to have elegant and fashionable items because we use them in a short time. At TATSUMURA ART TEXTILE, we have prepared a variety of goods to accompany you in your daily life.

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Size (cm) : W18.0×H2.0×D3.0

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Product Name : Pencil Container (Koge Zuikin)
Product type : Pencil Container
Size (cm) : W18.0×H2.0×D3.0
Related Tags : Wrapping availablePattern_Red tusk brocadeShosoin cleftbird
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

A pencil container of brocade with popular ancient design.

Pattern Description

Koge Zuikin(Brocade with the Design of a Red-dyed Ivory Ruler)

The design of this brocade is adapted from one of the Shoso-in treasures known as the "Koge Bachiru Shaku" meaning a red-dyed and carved ivory ruler. It is an ornamental measure corresponding in length to a regular "shaku" or about 12 inches. After the ivory has been dyed red, its design is carved by means of a carving technique called "hane-hori" or "bachiru", and then tinged with yellow and green to make it colorful. Its full length is divided by lines and a divided part is equivalent to a "sun" or about 1.19 inch. Each part represents a "bird and animal" pattern and a "plant and floral" pattern, and on the back, without dividing lines, are represented patterns which were popular at that time. We reproduced these patterns with a weaving technique of a warp-patterned brocade with the addition of an exquisite color scheme.