Bedding (?) fragment
Cotton
Double kasuri

In Japanese lore, the rabbit in the moon pounds mochi – soft rice cakes – with a mortar and pestle.

The clouds, below, are paired with vertical and horizontal stripes in double kasuri, but the rest of the design is in weft kasuri.

The vertical and horizontal stripes consist of pale blue threads; the rabbit, crescent moon, mortar and pestle, and most of the clouds consist of white threads.

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