This is Kazri-Mino of an vintage folk handicraft used in the Tohoku district. This is made of the epidermis of the tree of Shina and the seaweed which were completely dried.
As for this, the decoration around the neck is made in Koyori-Paper. This is an item of the 20th century. This does not have stain damage. Size 127cm x 44cm (50 "x 17.3")
Fireman's hood with beautiful machine sewn sashiko, quilting. The quilting is sewn with white and orange threads. Outside is made of indigo dyed cotton cloth and lining is thin cotton with stripes. It has hemp (jute) lining between two layers. Outside is in excellent condition except for a hole (1cm x 1.5cm) but lining has much wear. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:62cm L:67cm
Vintage Japanese wedding kimono embroidered in gold and white flying cranes set against a brilliant red floral background. Mid-20th century. Very good overall condition. From a Casa Grande, Arizona collection.
Boro futonji whose ground cloth and most of the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It used to be a futon cover so that it still has cotton dust. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 63cm x 144cm
Three pieces of cotton velvets with Kyoto motifs which are printed. Top:"Gozan-no-okuribi" on the Daimonji-yama which is the Buddhism event held on August 16. Right:Kiyomizu Temple with maple leaves. Left:Umebachi-mon pattern which is the traditional pattern, the motif of plum flowers. In good condition. 20th century. 35cm x 35cm
Four pieces of cotton velvet with motifs of Gion or Gion matsuri in Kyoto. Clockwise from the top left: 1.Gissha and pine tree, 40.5cm x 31cm 2. Chidori and skewered dumplings, 31cm x 37cm 3.Yasaka Tower and moon, 26.5cm x 40cm 4.Naginata-boko, a float with a long-handled sword on the roof, of the Gion Matsuri held in July, 35cm x 34.5cm Generally in good condition but some silver or gold parts have wrinkled lines. 20th century.
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) worn over noragi (work wear) or kimono. The wefts are indigo-dyed cotton strips torn from old cloth such as kimono, furoshiki or futonji. Warps are asa (hemp). The part of the trimming cloth and side belts are replaced. It has beautiful sashiko cloth in the shoulder for decoration as well as strength.
This style of sakiori sodenashi is from Wakasa in Fukui prefecture. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 35.5cm x 71cm
Gold brocade fukuro obi, a sash with woven flower design. Fukuro-obi is made of double width of cloth and folded in half and sewn, which is the most elegant and formal sash, usually worn with a formal kimono. It has flower motifs of mums and peonies. Used but in excellent condition. the first half of the 20th century. 32cm x 3m13cm
Japanese Vintage Beautiful Indigo dye shibori kimono.It is a very good condition.It does not have a stain and the damage.
size:Length 140cm (55.1")
sleeve to sleeve 128cm (50.3")
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing). Late 19th to mid 20th century. 125cm x 184cm
Komebukuro, a rice bag made of many kinds of cotton fragments such as katazome (stencil-dyeing), stripes and checks. Some are hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It also has indigo dyed asa (hemp) cord. In excellent condition but the check cloth has some wear and tiny holes. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 32cm x 15cm
53" long by 50" across when laid down. Has been adjusted at waist so could be longer (see photos) All wool, beautifully printed fabric I would date this to the teens to twenties. Good condition, has been clean and in storage for years- however small moth losses, didn't really see much staining, but some very tiny sewn stitching to support fabric.. This is an interesting kimono with relatively short sleeve - Kosode...
Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with very fine sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are also cotton. The first half of the 20th century. 59cm x 57cm
Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with sashiko (quilting) for ornament as well as strength. Used but in excellent condition except for a mending patch. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 104cm x 107cm
Cotton woman's kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) design which is asagao (morning glory) motif. In excellent condition. 20th century. It comes with the leftover 3 fragments of the same cloth. 130cm x 134cm
Cotton shibori man's kimono with beautiful design. The lower square shibori with a fish design means "fish market" and the shibori kanji letter in the soulder also means fish so that it may have been ordered as a uniform for the workers there for the festival or events. It looks hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 129cm x 138cm
Japanese Vintage Indigo dye thick cotton shirushi hanten coat.It is a very good condition.It does not have a stain and the damage.It is hanten of the club of the animated cartoon. It expresses a book.
size:Length 85cm (33.4")
Width of the shoulder 61cm(24.0")
sleeve to sleeve 126cm (49.6")
45.5" x 49" when laid flat. Wool light fabric with cotton interior-lining looks replaced and newer than exterior. Good condition with some small minor discoloration in very small spots, but old moth munches throughout the piece, for the most part small. Kimono has been clean and in storage for years. Dating Showa era, probably first half. This brightly colored beautiful designed kimono is typical for one for girl's day in Japan...