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This fabric would be great in the apt-- maybe as a table cloth or curtains or over an end table, really anywhere

This fabric would be great in the apt-- maybe as a table cloth or curtains or over an end table, really ideas interior design design

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detail - a mid-to-late nineteenth century, indigo dyed cotton tsutsugaki yogi, a sleeping kimono onto which auspicious symbols have been hand drawn and resist-dyed

Japanese Fukuro Obi

Japanese Fukuro Obi, ~ Black silk satin brocaded with rose and red silks, along with gold and silver-gray metallics.

Japanese Textile Design A. Kitagawa Japan - c. 1935

Japanese Textile Design

These beautiful prints are salesman's samples of kimono cloth designs. Salespeople would bring these pieces to kimono makers in order to showcase the different patterns available. With its origins as

Sample page of a traditional Japanese pattern from the Kimono Pattern Design Book Series (Nagajyuban)

red, a Japanese pattern from the book "Traditional Japanese Patterns (Nagajyuban)" in the Kimono Pattern Book series. Available from Gomineko Books

Lampas-woven textile with tulips, silk and silver lamella. Turkey; 2nd half of 16th century. Large, stylized tulips make it a fine example of the highly original and magnificent patterns that were designed in the Ottoman court studios. So much gold and silver thread was used for certain textiles that the sultans prohibited their production for periods, since they drained the reserves of precious metals.

Islamic textile w/gold & silver thread and tulip motif.Lampas-woven textile with tulips, silk and silver lamella Turkey; half of century, Ottoman Empire

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