Ainu Retarpe (Nettle Fiber) Robe

Aniu robes woven of nettle fiber are much more rare than the elm bark fiber examples.  This robe is actually Siberian Islands Ainu which is even less commmon.

Provenance: ex. Fred Boschan, Philadelphia, PA; ex. Thomas Murray, Mill Valley, CA.

Dealer Brant Mackley Gallery
Date: Edo Period, 19th century
Origin Sakhalim Ainu, Siberia
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Price $22,500
Contact Brant Mackley, 717-554-2176 or

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