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"Modern Design Meisen Kimono" exhibition at the Anna Leonowens Gallery at NSCAD University in Halifax, Canada was a great success. You can look at the report at: Haruko Watanabe Home
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1293169 (stock #111202)
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$580.00
Asa (hamp) boy's festive kimono whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has free-hand painted (Yuzen-zome) turtle and bamboo design in the waist part. The upper and the lower boundary lines are made by kasuri (ikat). This kind of kimono is called "koshi noshime" which has design in the waist part and it was the formal kimono worn by samurai. It has silk thread "se-mamori", a charm unusually inside of the upper back. Se-mamori is seen in Kansai area...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1293155 (stock #11201)
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$350.00
Rare futonji made of hand-spun cotton. It has katazome (stencil-dyeing) karakusa pattern, dyed with natural brown color and also tsutsugaki (free-hand drawing with rice paste for resist) crest, dyed with natural indigo. Generally in good condition except for dozen mending patches and some holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 136cm x 168cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1292767 (stock #J321)
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$70.00
"Hinagata", a design sample book of formal kimono which has 30 woodblock prints. The designs are in the lower part of kimono, called "suso-moyo". The motifs are traditional designs of the scenery, plants, flowers etc. In good condition. Woodblock printed in Kyoto in Meiji 35 (1903) 16.5cm x 24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1292761 (stock #J320)
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$70.00
"Moyo Hinagata", a sample book of kimono designs whose motifs are traditional and seasonal scenery, events, plants etc. It has 16 designs printed in Meiji 29 (1897) in Kyoto. It was printed in Meiji, but they still keep up the designs of the Edo kosode kimono. In good condition. 16.5cm x 24cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292579 (stock #11200)
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Ojiya-chijimi woman's summer kimono produced in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. It has been woven since early Edo period (early 17th century). It is woven with choma (ramie) and wefts are tightly twisted so that it gives shrinkage on the surface, like crepe. It has large cross kasuri pattern which is double ikat. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 148.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292497 (stock #11199)
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Han-juban, a short under kimono. The fabric is not clear, probably raw silk crepe. The wefts are tightly twisted. It has uncommon katazome (stencil-dyeing) on both sides whose motif is chrysanthemum. Generally in good condition but has some mending patches near the under arms. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 63cm x 63.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292487 (stock #11197)
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$90.00
Asa (hemp) ase-hajiki which is a short under kimono worn in hot summer. It is handwoven of hemp whose warps are crossed so that it has much space for the air and makes a wearer feel cooler. Dyed with natural indigo. Ase-hajiki was mainly worn in Tohoku district. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 60cm x 52.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1292318 (stock #11196)
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$110.00
One panel of sakiori cloth whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 33cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292124 (stock #11195)
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$450.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has beautiful hand stitching (sashiko) in the top of the back, in the shoulders and in the both sides. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th mid 20th century. 59cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292123 (stock #11194)
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$290.00
Boro sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has cloth with hand stitched sashiko in the top of the back. 49cm x 63cm Late 19th to mid 20th century. The natural indigo color faded and has much wear and breaks.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1292005 (stock #11193)
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$750.00
Boro futonji with many mending patches. It is made of the fabric called "Ojiya chijimi" woven in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. It is handwoven of choma (ramie) and the wefts are tightly twisted so that it gives the cloth shrinkage (chijimi). The mending is neatly and well done. 20th century. 97cm x 196cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1291360 (stock #11180)
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$80.00
Asa (hemp) man's formal kimono with crests. The wefts are hand-plied and the dye is vegetable one. The second half of the 19th century. In good condition but has the color faded parts and several mending patches inside. 128cm x 137cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1291358 (stock #11179)
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$150.00
Woman's kimono with shibori made of hand-spun cotton. It is made in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi prefecture where has been the main product area of shibori textiles since Edo period. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition but has some light stains, some brownish stains in the white cloth in the backside of the collar and the color changed part along the back seam. 126cm x 137cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1291266 (stock #11178)
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$80.00
Cotton child's's kimono with geometric shibori pattern. The shibori was done in Asamai in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 70cm x 72cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1291263 (stock #11175)
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$120.00
Baby's cotton under kimono made of hand-spun cotton with shibori and dyed with benibana (safflower) and indigo. The sleeves are made of benibana dyed hand-spun cotton and silk crepe and have plain silk lining. The collar cloth is silk with small pattern shibori (kanoko-shibori). In excellent condition except for some light stains in the lower white cotton fronts inside. Late 19th to mid 20th century. Dry cleaning only. 73.5cm x 46cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1291049 (stock #11174)
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$90.00
Four pieces of cotton katazome (stencil-dyeing) cloth with asanoha (hemp leaf) pattern on both sides. Asanoha pattern is thought to be auspicious as it is endless. Probably they are from kimono which is hand-spun cotton. Generally in good condition but the long one has a hole and one of the selvedges is sewn. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 32cm x 80cm Four pieces:33.5cm x 60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1291047 (stock #J319)
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$200.00
Jingasa worn by a worrior. It is handwoven of Japanese paper yarn which is made from kozo tree fiber and coated with urushi, lacquer. This kind of paper textile is called "kami nagato" or "nagato" and it is durable and waterproof so that it was made into many kinds of folk crafts such as bowl, tabacco pipe case, lunch box, water bottle and so on in Edo period. This jingasa is in good condition except for a rift and the cords inside are much worn out...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1291041 (stock #11173)
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$150.00
"Kyahan" or "habaki" (shin guard) handmade of bast fiber or grass, however it is not clear what kind of fibers it is made. The dark brown fiber is from a palm tree. It was worn in the field or in the mountain for protecting shins from injury or bite by the poisonous snake. The cords and the rims are made of hand-spun and indigo dyed cotton. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 34cm x 25cm