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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: www.contemporary-design-kimono.com
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1268996 (stock #J301)
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$150.00
This is a wooden red urushi zushi which is a cupboard-like container with double doors in which a Buddhist image, Sutra, or some other objects is kept at a temple or an altar at home. The Buddhist image inside is lost, however this zushi is well made in details such as beautiful makie work in "Seigaiha" pattern and the copper latches of the doors. The red urushi outside as well as gilted inside are in excellent condition. Probably 19th century. H:10cm W:4.5cm D:3cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1268986 (stock #J300)
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$250.00
Miniature zushi with a tiny wooden Buddhist image (Dainichi-nyorai) inside. Zushi is a cupboard-like container with double doors in which a Buddhist image, Sutra, or some other objects is kept at a temple or an altar at home. This one is made of wood and coated with black urushi and gilded inside. The Dainichi-nyorai is a wood sculpture and original so that it is not removable. It might have been taken with a traveler. The Dainichi-nyorai is very well done in details...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1268445 (stock #J299)
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$250.00
Candle stand made of brass. It is in the shape of "hoju" which means jewel and the auspicious motif. It was used in the temple or the shrine. In excellent condition except for some patina. 19th to mid 20th century. H:18.5cm W:11.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1268119 (stock #11084)
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$250.00
Silk man's juban (under kimono) with hand-painted "ronin" motif who is a masterless samurai. His typical outfit is "kinagashi" style without hakama (pants) and put on "sugegasa" which is a braided hat of straw (sedge). It has a poem but unreadable. In excellent condition. 20th century. 142cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1268118 (stock #11083)
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$70.00
Boro asa (hemp) cloth whose warps and wefts look hand-plied. Dyed with natural indigo and has beautiful faded indigo blue. It has wear, holes and jointing seams. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 57cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1267736 (stock #11082)
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$160.00
Yu-age, a towel used for bathing of a new-born baby. There was a custom to give yu-age in celebrating the birth of a baby in Izumo district, now the east part of Shimane prefecture. It was believed that natural indigo repels insects and benibana protects a baby from eye disease. Made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and benibana (safflower). In good condition except for two small holes, mending patches including one in the corner of the benibana part...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1267724 (stock #11081)
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Sale Pending
Cotton baby's unlined kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. It is never worn and brand new condition. It has the stamps of the passing the inspection, price, product place etc. It was made in Aichi prefecture. It looks dyed in chemical indigo and sewn by machine, however the stamp tells it was made before 1940s. 68.5cm x 64.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1267438 (stock #11080)
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Sold. Thank you.
5 rice bags made of indigo dyed cotton fragments which are recycled from old cotton kimonos, futonji and so on. All of them are indigo dyed and the patterns are:stripes, checks, kasuri(ikat), plain etc. Some of them are hand-spun cotton. The rice bag was used when people contributed rice or grain to a shrine or a temple, or exchange them as gifts. Most of the bags are in excellent condition but one has some wear and holes. Also one cord is damaged (the smallest one)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1266585 (stock #11079)
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$200.00
Hanten with the shop's logotype. It is written "futomono-sho" in the front lapel meaning a shop for cotton or hemp textiles. A shop for silk textiles is called "gofuku-sho". It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition and looks almost new. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 124cm x 79cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1266556 (stock #11075)
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$60.00
Sakiori obi (sash) handwoven of strips of cotton for wefts which are recycled from old kimono. It has beautiful color combination of gray ground and stripes are light and dark purple. Warps are black cotton threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 25.8cm x 3m44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1266554 (stock #11074)
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$60.00
Sakiori obi (sash) handwoven of strips of cotton for wefts, which are recycled from old kasuri kimono so that it has beautiful mixture of colors. Warps are cotton threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 15cm x 2m94cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1266370 (stock #11073)
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$70.00
Sakiori obi (sash) handwoven of strips of cotton, synthetic and silk for wefts, which are recycled from old cloth. Warps look cotton threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 12.8cm x 2m50cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1266369 (stock #11072)
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$70.00
Sakiori obi (sash) handwoven of strips of cotton, synthetic and silk for wefts, which are recycled from old cloth. Warps look cotton threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13cm x 2m92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1266245 (stock #11071)
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Sale Pending
Woman's juban (under kimono) made of plain weave silk fragments which are old meisen cloth, lining cloth for haori and so on. All the fragments are sewn by hand. It has hand-stitched embroidery of waves and appliqued plovers in the lower front. It was worn in winter as it has thin silk floss in between. In excellent condition except for a few stains and some sparkled tiny moth holes in the lower back. Late 19th mid 20th century. 124cm x 132cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1266244 (stock #11070)
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$330.00
Dochu-gi (coat) made of kudzu-fu (kudzu is "devil's tongue in English), which is handwoven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo period. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel. It has a black wool collar and buttons made of silk cords in almost perfect shape which are usually damaged. In excellent condition except for a tiny moth hole in the wool collar and the black piping has wear...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1266144 (stock #11069)
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$140.00
Meisen haori with traditional geometric pattern called "matsukawa-bishi" which is weft kasuri. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. It has lining which is plain weave silk with beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) flower pattern...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1266142 (stock #11068)
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$180.00
Meisen kimono with geometric pattern which is weft kasuri. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are such as checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. In excellent condition. The lining is cotton. Early Showa period,1930s. 122cm x 141cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1266135 (stock #11067)
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$80.00
Meisen haori with double ikat patten which is wood and cloud motif. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. This one has woods motif with double ikat patten. It has palin weave silk lining with beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) flower pattern...