Large Cotton Komebukuro Rice Bag
Komebukuro were traditionally used to take offerings of rice or dried beans to temples or shrines . This is a characterful fairly large example. It's unlined and has very sturdy ropelike loops and cord. It's hand stitched from cotton remnants from work clothes or household textiles. The fabrics include checks, stripes and kasuri. There are a couple of very small holes. It is 39cm high and the base is 29 cm x 29cm. Early - mid 20th century.
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