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Fabric Yardage - Artifacts

Brown cotton yardage for Yukata robe Resist dyed with stencils so that figures in white appear on chestnut brown background. Figures of Kappa, mythical amphibious character with a skull cap, hair fringe, shell on back large nose (usually appears in green). All over pattern show him blowing soap bubbles, playing violin, playing shamisen, eating with a friend, riding a bicycle, giving a lecture, carrying a shoulder bar with baskets, painting a picture, sandwich board advertising, walking with a briefcase. Stiff fabric intended for a Yukata.
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