Brocade Piece (40x40cm) (Web Only)  (tenjyukokusyutomon)

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

Brocade Piece (40x40cm) (Web Only) (tenjyukokusyutomon)

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Tatsumura martial arts textiles are woven with countless colored threads. The weaving techniques introduced from the continent, combined with beautiful patterns from the East and the West, and infused with modern sensibilities, will move your heart and inspire your creativity.

Size (cm) : W 40.0 x H 40.0

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Product Name : Brocade Piece (40x40cm) (Web Only) (tenjyukokusyutomon)
Product type : Brocade Piece
Size (cm) : W 40.0 x H 40.0
Related Tags : WEB onlysmall piece (e.g. of cloth)CrackleMiscellaneous Items
Remark : Please note that the pattern may be different from the picture shown due to the cutting process. Please be forewarned.

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Product Description

A piece of brocade of Tatsumura's design (Time Limited).

Pattern Description

"Tenjukoku Mandala" Rabbit Design(Warp-patterned Brocade)

Chuguji is a convent-temple supposed to be built in the late 6th century and now located in the precinct of Horyuji Temple near Nara. There are preserved fragments of two embroideries called the "Tenjukoku Mandalas", National Treasure, which were executed after Prince Shotoku’s death in 622 at the order of his wife, depicting the prince living in a paradise known as Tenjukoku. Adopted from the above embroidery work, the pattern of this brocade is composed of roundels showing a rabbit in the moon joyful wit h a sacred pot given by the Buddha according to a legend in ancient China. In a space between the roundels arranged are turtles inscribed with 4 different Chinese words on each back. It is woven as a warp-patterned brocade in an attempt to realize the embroidering technique representing the Asuka culture (mid-6th to mid-7th century).