Japanese Chiyogami Paper Sewing Box Vtg Haribako Tansu 5 Drawers Flowers T341
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Vintage Japanese Chiyogami Paper Sewing Chest
This is a Japanese sewing box, also called Haribako. Using thick chiyogami washi papers, this piece is decorated with an elaborate display of plants and flowers in red, black, and gold. It has five drawers with simple metal hardware. This beautiful tansu chest can also be used for storing sewing supplies, jewelry, or other trinkets.
Strong, durable, and with gorgeous designs mirroring styles found on kimono fabric, chiyogami paper is commonly found in textile art such as paper dolls and for decorating tins and boxes. As it became more widespread and popular, it is also used for origami, accessories, book covers, and more.
Item weight: 1506 grams
Packed weight: 2506 grams
Approx. 17.5cm long x 21.5 cm wide x 29 cm tall
Good condition. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos.
Acquired from the famous Osu Antique Market in Nagoya, Japan
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