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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 #1287493 (stock #11159)
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$110.00
Cotton cloth with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. The motif is fundo, weight. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:186cm W:35cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1287491 (stock #11158)
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$90.00
Se-ate, a pad for backpack made of rice straw and cotton slips recycled from old cloth. In excellent condition but the debris from rice straw come off. The first half of the 20th century. Length:82cm Width:30cm Thickness:2.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1287486 (stock #11157)
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$190.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as most of the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. the first half of the 20th century. 97cm x 131cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1286850 (stock #11156)
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$350.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth is hand-spun cotton with stripes and the mending patches are hand-spun as well as machine-woven cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 102cm x 166cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1286845 (stock #11155)
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$330.00
Cotton futonji with tsutsugaki design which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The motifs of the round crest are: crane, peony, wisteria, bamboo, cherry blossom, pine tree, plum flower and so on. In excellent condition except for a few unnoticeable stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 99cm 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1286290 (stock #11152)
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$150.00
Cotton Sekka shibori (board-clamp dyeing) cloth which has 16 pieces sewn together by machine in one long cloth. Sekka literally means "snow flower". The length of the each cloth ranges from 30cm to 74cm and the total length is about 8m30cm (30cm wide). In good condition except for some spotted stains in a few pieces. 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1286255 (stock #J316)
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$90.00
Mingei wood tray made of mountain cherry bark which is called "kaba-zaiku". It has been the traditional wood craft in Kakunodate in Akita prefecture in Tohoku region. In excellent condition. 20th century. W:26cm L:49.5cm H:8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1286185 (stock #11151)
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$100.00
Asa (hemp) cloth with mending patches probably used when steaming rice for making sake (Japanese wine). It is used so that two mending patches and wear. 20th century. 83cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1286183 (stock #J315)
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$180.00
Backpack basket made of bast fiber, probably bark of shina tree and cotton strips recycled from old cloth. It was used in the field or in the mountain. Used and the cotton strips got frayed. The first half of the 20th century. w:36cm L:40cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1286180 (stock #11150)
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$160.00
One panel of futonji made of hand-spun cotton with dragon and bamboo motif. It is katazome (stencil-dyeing) and dyed with natural indigo. Indigo color is faded but in excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 34cm x 182cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1285856 (stock #J314)
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Incense case made of clam shell with beautiful makie whose motif is fan and gourds. It has gold painted inside. In excellent condition with a wooden box. The second half of the 19th century. W:10.5cm L:7.5cm H:4.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1285850 (stock #11149)
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White boro kimono, probably an underwear which is made of knitted cotton. It has many kinds of white cotton fragments for mending patches and has beautiful mending stitches (sashiko). The first half of the 20th century. 96cm x 106cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1285372 (stock #11146)
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Cotton man's kimono with beautiful shibori pattern. Produced in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi prefecture where shibori textiles have been made from Edo period. In excellent condition except for some light stains in the white cotton cloth in the lower back. The second half of the 20th century. 134cm x 136cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1285289 (stock #11144)
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Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe in many kinds such as komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), plain, also pongee silk (tsumugi) and wool muslin. The lining is benibana (safflower) dyed pongee silk and floss silk in the hem and wrists. In good condition except for moth holes in the red wool muslin in the back and some stains in the lining. The second half of the 19th century. 128cm x 152cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1285288 (stock #11143)
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Patchwork juban (under kimono) made of silk fragments such as crepe, plain weave with katazome (stencil-dyeing), figured silk satin, twill weave, shibori and so on. All the fragments are recycled from old kimonos. In good condition except for some moth holes in the lining as well as outside, also some stains in the lining and a damage in the red silk crepe near the hem in front. The first half of the 20th century. 128cm x 119cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1284689
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$1,100.00
Rare items. A set of outfits for the Japanese art of archery, a shoulder cloth and gloves. Beautiful hand-drawn paintings on both sides, a tiger and a dragon with a sign "Ganku, Hinen". Ganku (1749 or 1756~1838) was one of the prominent painters in the mid Edo period, born in Kanazawa in Ishikawa prefecture and died in Kyoto. Many of his works are left not only in temples and shrines but also in civilian houses. He was especially good at the motif of the tiger...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284553 (stock #11142)
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$130.00
Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe in many kinds such as komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), plain, stripes with wild silk and figured. The lining is indigo 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 except for a few stains and a few tiny moth holes in the upper front, benibana part. The second half of the 19th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1284536 (stock #11139)
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$450.00
Asa (hemp) woman's kimono with double ikat (kasuri) pattern and handwoven. It is commonly called "akaso kasuri" that has natural color ground and brown kasuri pattern. The akaso kasuri fabric is not woven these days. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 124cm x 140cm