Ikat Noren, Early Showa era (1926-1940), A noren created with an older center strip that features "kasuri" (double-ikat) work: the "Okami" (funny lady) motif is unusual. The two flanking indigo plain strips are not as old as the early-Showa central strip, so evidently this noren was created perhaps mid-20thc or later. 36" x 47". Yorke Antique Textiles
A Nineteenth Century Tsutsugaki Yogi: Sleeping Kimono June 2010 Shown today is a mid-to-late nineteenth century, indigo dyed cotton tsutsugaki yogi, a sleeping kimono onto which auspicious symbols have been hand drawn and resist-dyed.