japanese indigo planet quilt

planet bedding

japanese indigo planet quilt
  • japanese indigo planet quilt
  • japanese indigo planet quilt
  • japanese indigo planet quilt
  • japanese indigo planet quilt
  • $1,400.00

approximate size: 240cm x 240cm (suitable for a queen or king bed) 

quilt made from japanese vintage natural indigo dyed fabrics. made in australia by planet

the face from a vintage japanese yuzen (rice paste resist) handpainted vintage futon cover. depicting a paulownia and family symbol called a komon, as well as the three friends of winter (bamboo, pine and plum blossom) a traditional motif for enduring friendship because these plants all flower in winter.  the futon cover has also been hand patched in a traditional 'boro" raggy style, there are multiple small marks of wear and age. the indigo has been combined with a pale blue bast fibre fabric, possibly hemp.

the filling is cotton and backing is new natural indigo handwoven khadi (handspun and handwoven) cotton from india.

 

 

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