Indigo Striped and Faded Cotton Komebukuro
A charming and playful patchwork rice bag, or komebukuro. These bags were originally created to bring rice offerings to temple or to hold small meaningful gifts.
This particular komebukuro is created from many pieces of handloomed indigo cottons and other cottons including a red check which has faded gracefully to a soft red.
Dimensions: 8 x 9 inches, 20 x 23 centimeters
Late 19th to early 20th century