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Recycled tairyo bata (Japanese fishing vessel flag)  100% of the proceeds of this sale go to the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami recovery efforts in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Untitled (Apology, or I Cut Up a Flag and I Feel Bad About It)
Machine-pieced, hand-quilted mixed fiber (cotton top, linen backing, cotton batting)
52"x54" approximately

This is made from a Japanese fishing-vessel flag.
The Tohoku region relies largely on the fishing industry which was devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Recovery efforts are still underway in 2021. The 10-year anniversary of the disaster is this March 11.