An apron (maekake) made of indigo dyed cotton. It has hand-stitched sashiko (quilting) which is asanoha (hemp leaves) pattern. It has two layers. In excellent condition but two white cotton belts have some dirty parts. The first half of the 20th century. 44.5cm x 42.5cm The length of the belt:172cm
his is a rare vintage Japanese Kasuri kimono for children. The end of sleeve to the other end of sleeve is 28.5" wide when it is open and it is 34.25 " long.
Woman's cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori (tie-dyeing) dragonfly motif. In good condition. The first halh of the 20th century. 128cm x 140cm
7 pieces of "saiho hinagata" which are miniature sewing samples. They were made by girl students at sewing schools from early Meiji (ca 1880) to early Showa (ca 1930s). Mostly the scale is one third of a real measurement for efficient learning. Four hakama(pants) including child's one, two kimono, one haori (jacket). All hand-sewn and in excellent condition. The measurement of haori: 43.5cm x 35.5cm
Cotton futonji with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern which was done in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi Pref. It has been known for the product place of shibori textiles since Edo period. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 130cm x 180cm
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) made of strips recycled from old kimono, futonji and so on. The wefts are cotton strips and warps are hemp threads. The belts and piping are indigo dyed cotton. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 40.5cm x 76cm
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of cotton with sekka-shibori pattern which is one kind of board-clamp-dyeing. Both sleeves are plain weave silk and the collar is black silk. Generally in good condition but has some holes in one side and wear in the wrist. The first half of the 20th century. 128cm x 65cm
This is a Japanese highly formal kimono worn only by a bride or at a stage performance called Ushikake. It measures that 71 " tall, 52 " wide, 2 " thick. It is often heavily brocaded and is supposed to be worn outside the actual kimono and obi, as a sort of coat. One therefore never ties the obi around the uchikake. It is supposed to trail along the floor, this is also why it is heavily padded along the hem...
This is a Japanese highly formal kimono worn only by a bride or at a stage performance called Ushikake. It measures that 77 " tall, 51 " wide, 2 " thick. It is often heavily brocaded and is supposed to be worn outside the actual kimono and obi, as a sort of coat. One therefore never ties the obi around the uchikake. It is supposed to trail along the floor, this is also why it is heavily padded along the hem...
Folk women's undergarment (juban) of local folklore in Kanazawa region called 'Hyakutoku-Kimono' (also 'Hyakken-Kimono')
tailored with the waste pieces from cutting cloth given from the neighbors with wishing for smooth delivery, pregnancy, and vigorous growth.
Quite a flowery tailoring with silk crepe (chirimen) or tie-dyed cotton (shibori) as it's for such wishing, as it's not for the function...
DRESS OF WASHI
Probably a 'washi' paper pattern for a dress of Showa period in mid 20th century, though not sure about its further information.
Elegant presence as is with the softness of aged texture. approx...
Silk juban (under kimono) made of three kinds of beni-itajime cloth which is board-clamp dyeing with beni (safflower), however it is not sure all the dye of this juban is natural beni or chemical. The last photo shows how to dye beni-itajime. In excellent condition except for some tiny moth holes in the wool muslin in the hem. The first half of the 20th century.126cm x 129cm
Asa (hemp) woman's summer kimono with Basho (banana) motif which is katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing). In good condition except for a few spotted stains and very light red color running in the back,however both are not very noticeable. Mid 20th century. 129cm x 145cm
Japanese vintage silk obi with a contemporary flair, decorated on one side in purple with woven gold butterflies and on the opposite side in white with gold butterflies. Probably dates from the mid-20th century or slightly later. 138” long x 5 3/4” wide. Excellent, like new condition.
Japanese vintage obi with a mid-century modern flair, decorated on one side in bright yellow with orange and lime green dots accenting the points of a raised weave geometric star-patterned background. The orange reverse side holds the same raised weave pattern. Probably dates from the mid-20th century or slightly later. 135” long x 5 7/8” wide. Excellent, like new condition.
Silk maru-obi (sash) for a formal kimono. It is made of wide cloth folded in half. It has beautiful pine tree design in bright colors which reminds of the Rinpa school painting. In good condition. The 10th and the 11th photos are backside of the obi. 1970s to 80s. 31cm x 4m4cm
Traditional men's Shinto cap since Heian period (794-1185) to today, called 'Eboshi', specifically for use of governmental official for Imperial household or performers of 'Gagaku' (Japanese court music).
Showa period, pre-1950s. Dead stock condition, though some aged deterioration as seen. Folding condition - approx...
Showa period, pre-1950s. approx. L 94cm (37.00in), W 55cm (21.65in)
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