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Rich purple silk Kasane-eri w/ woven sayagata & flowers

£20.00 £15.00

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Description

This lovely rich purple silk Kasane-eri has a sayagata pattern with flowers, all woven in relief. This is the pre-folded style.

It measures 5 cm by 120 cm and is in excellent condition.

This would make a great dress up collar for a kimono. It would also be well suited to being used for a sash belt, a strap, or any other craft project you have in mind. It has a lovely rich color and a diagonally woven sayagata swastika and flowers pattern.

The Kasane-eri is a kimono accessory .

It’s also called “Date-eri” or “Hiyoku-eri”.
It’s sewn on or is fixed on the Kimono’s neckband by a few clips and just shows up between Kimono and Han-eri as a thin line of color.

There are two types, one that is double width (11-12 cm wide and lined in white) and is used by folding in half, and one that is pre-folded (5-6 cm wide). They are usually about 120-130 cm in length.

Sayagata:  the swastika is often found as part of a repeating pattern. One common pattern, called sayagata in Japanese, is made of of interlocking manji/swastikas, left- and right-facing swastikas joined by lines. As the negative space between the lines has a distinctive shape, the sayagata pattern is sometimes called the “key fret” motif in English.

Additional information

Weight 0.25 kg
Dimensions 120 × 5 cm

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