O2909 TAISHO LACQUERED GEISHA PILLOW, MAKURA
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Taisho Era 1912-1926
Height with pillow, 6 1/2 inches ( 16.5 cms )
Very Good for the age, some chips of lacquer around the base, see photos. The silk fabric is slightly faded.
This is a lovely lacquered, wooden geisha pillow (in Japanese, Makura) The actual pillow, on the wooden structure, is filled with husks and covered with a chirimen silk cover. Wonderful to display or collect!
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