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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1302868 (stock #11265)
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$50.00
Sakabukuro with mending and stitches which is made of cotton. It was used in the process of making Japanese wine (sake), in squeezing fermentation broth (moromi) in it to extract sake. It used to be the lighter color, but the darker it became as it was used repeatedly. 20th century. 24cm x 71cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1302065 (stock #11263)
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$550.00
Cotton futonji with tsutsugaki design of cha-dogu (tea utensils) for Sencha . Sencha is Chinese style tea and non-powdered green tea. It is hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The utensils are: a tea bowl, a tea caddy, a leaf-tea jar, a kettle, a a bamboo whisk, a tea pot, chopsticks for charcoals, a feather fire-making fan, a set of earthen pot and furace, tea saucers, a basket for tea set and so on. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 126cm x 152cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1301785 (stock #J334)
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Tobacco case with wood netsuke. It is made of deer skin with letters and a crest which are dyed with the technique called "fusube-gawa". The deer skin is smoked with burning rice straws and gets brown color. Fusube-gawa is used for armors or wallets in Edo period. It has carved wooden netsuke. In good condition except for open seam in the side. 11.8cm x 17.5cm Diameter of netsuke: 6cm 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1301783 (stock #J333)
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$200.00
Hyotan (gourd) made of paper yarn and urshi coated. It is handwoven of Japanese paper yarn which is made from kozo tree fiber and coated with urushi, lacquer. This paper craft 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, tobacco pipe case, lunch box, water bottle and so on in Edo period. It has hand-painted maple leaf design with red urushi. This gourd was probably used for liquid. 19th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1301493 (stock #J331)
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$60.00
Bamboo basket with silk brocade cloth. It has the sign "Kochiku-sai" in the bottom, who was a bamboo craftsman in Kyoto. The name has been succeeded for a 100 years, but which generation is not clear. It has cotton lining. In excellent condition except for a minor cut in the corner. Basket: 17cm x 11cm x 4.5cm Cloth: 12cm Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1301490 (stock #J330)
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$60.00
Bamboo basket with silk cloth which is plain weave with Chinese figure design. The lining is twill weave silk cloth. In good condition except for a few tiny holes and the some of bamboo strips in the corners have minor cuts. The first half of the 20th century. Basket:16cm x 22cm x 6cm, Cloth:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1301380 (stock #11259)
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$400.00
Miyako-jufu man's kimono hand-woven of choma (ramie) and dyed with Ryukyu-ai. The wefts and the warps are hand plied. Miyako-jofu has been woven in Miyako Island in Okinawa since 14th century. It was called "Satsuma-jofu" in Edo period as the island belonged to Satsuma feudal domain. It was imposed as tax. It is time-consuming process of thread making, thread plying, weaving as matching the wefts and warps kasuri patterns. It is pounded with mallet to make it shiny after the cloth is woven...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1301378 (stock #11258)
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$70.00
Man's cotton kimono with Mokume-shibori (wood grain shibori). In good condition, but it has many spattered stains in spite of having been washed. The first half of the 20th century. 130cm x 136cm
All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Decorative Accessories : Contemporary item #1301375 (stock #11257)
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Noren made of hemp with itajime-shibori (board-clamp dyeing) pattern. It is mojiri-ori, whose warps are partly crossed. Sewn by machine. In excellent condition. 20th century. 90cm x 152cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1301239 (stock #11205)
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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 shoulder also means fish so that it may have been ordered as a uniform for the workers there for the festival or the event. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 124cm x 133cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1301237 (stock #11253)
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Cotton unlined man's kimono with stripes. It has rather thick texture. All hand-sewn. In excellent condition except for a few almost unnoticeable light stains. 20th century. 125cm x 122cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
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$480.00
Asa (hemp) wrapping cloth with hand-drawn tsutsugaki noshi design. Noshi is an auspicious motif which used to be flattened abalone strips and was decorated on a gift. The wefts and warps are both hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. In good condition except for some wear and stains. 19th century. 84cm x 103.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300897 (stock #11255)
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$380.00
Asa (hemp) cloth with tsutsugaki shrimp which is an auspicious motif. It symbolizes longevity showing that one can live long till having the waist bended. It is made of asa (hemp) and the wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. 19th century. In good condition but has some wear, stains and indigo color faded parts. 90cm x 65cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1300390 (stock #11251)
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$90.00
Three komebukuro made of many kinds of recycled silk fragments. It was used when people exchanged rice or donated it to shrines or temples. In good condition except for the largest one has wear and some holes and mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:28cm x 23cm M:26cm x 24.5cm S:21cm x 11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300379 (stock #11250)
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$180.00
Man's kimono with crests which is made of asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. The wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has thick and stiff texture. In good condition except for some wear and indigo color faded parts and also, a few blackish stains. 19th century. 120cm x 126cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1300037 (stock #11248)
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$60.00
Woman's unlined kimono made of pongee silk with itajime-shibori (board-clamped dyeing) pattern. It looks chemical indigo-dyed. In excellent condition except for a small brown stain in the back sleeve (5mm x 5mm). The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1299853 (stock #11247)
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$60.00
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of many silk fragments with tiny shibori pattern and with katazome (stencil-dyeing). The lining is cotton in orange color. Generally in good condition except for several moth holes. 52cm x 67cm The first half of the 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299684 (stock #11247)
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Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk in many kinds such as silk crepe, figured silk, pongee silk and wild silk. The patterns are: komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), stripes, checks, kasuri (ikat) and solid color. The lining is indigo dyed pongee silk and floss silk in the hem. All the dyes are vegetable such as benibana (safflower), indigo, purple grass root and so on. In excellent condition. Mid 19th to early 20th century. 127cm x 138cm