SHIBUGAMI – Old Japanesse tanned papers 3pc. (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – 3 pieces of thick papers treated with the juice of astringent persimmons, which were laid under tatami mat for moth proof, moisture proof, and cold protection. Meiji period, 19th – early 20th century.
With note of the owner and seal of the producer in Koshu (Shiga prefecture) as a famous area for production of ‘washi’ paper. Some rips and stains as seen.
approx. 114 x 83cm (44.88 x 32.67in), 148 x 120cm (58.26 x 47.24in), 134 x 108cm (52.75 x 42.51in)
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