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Katazome Maekake; Shop Apron for Konnyaku Store

Katazome Maekake; Shop Apron for Konnyaku Store

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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Japanese: Pre 1990: Item # 759190

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Katazome (stencil-dyed) Maekake (apron), Shop Apron for Konnyaku Store. Indigo-dyed heavy cotton shop apron. Stencil-dyed on both sides with shop name and address: “Yamachuu,” Nihonmatsu City (Fukushima Prefecture;) braided cotton waist tie. Top line: “Naigai Nousan Shushi” (Grown from Domestic Seeds?,) 2nd line: “Konnyaku Seizou” (Konnyaku Factory,) center logo” “Yamachuu,” 1st address line: “Nihonmatsu-shi Rotari-mae” (Nihonmatsu City, in front of the Rotary,) 2nd address line: “Wakamatsu-ya Shouten” (Wakamatsuya Store,) last line telephone number: “Tel 475.” Very good condition. Mid-1900’s. L.27”(69cm) x W.17”(43cm.)