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Antique Japanese Katazome Bolster, Buckwheat Filled

120.00

This small pillow was very likely created for use as a neck bolster, similar to those known as bachimakura.

It is made from a rice paste resist and stencil dyed, katazome fabric with a red cotton detail added to one side. The filling of buckwheat or rice hulls gives it a pleasing weight and feel.

In excellent condition and suitable for display.

Late 19th century
Dimensions: 9.5 x 13.5"

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