Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori GALLERY TSUMUGI
"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 #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 is 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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1290646 (stock #11147)
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$140.00
Man's unlined asa (hemp) kimono with fine stripes which are silk threads. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. In excellent condition except for a tiny hole (2mm x 2mm) in the lower back. Late 19th to early 20th century. 128cm x 136cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1290640 (stock #11172)
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Sold. Thank you.
Asa (probably choma, ramie) unlined man's kimono made in Okinawa. It has fine stripes which are silk threads and the wefts are hand-plied. In excellent condition except for wear in the neck. Dyed with natural indigo. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 128cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1290407 (stock #11171)
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$120.00
Girl's kimono handwoven of many kinds of threads, probably leftover threads at home. It has beautiful cotton chintz lining. In excellent condition. late 19th to mid 20th century. 80cm x 73cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1290404 (stock #11170)
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$90.00
Sash, an obi for kimono woven of paper threads for wefts and cotton threads for warps. It is called Shonai-obi made in Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. Handwoven and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition but has some light stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 24cm x 3m44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1289814 (stock #11169)
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$350.00
Cotton girl's kimono with shibori pattern whose motif is plum tree flowers. The shibori was done in Asamai in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. In excellent condition except for a rip in the side. The first half of the 20th century. 100cm x 98cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1289470 (stock #11165)
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$90.00
Baby's cotton kimono made of soft cotton with imitating shibori pattern. In excellent condition. 20th century. 60.5cm x 39cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1289468 (stock #11164)
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$90.00
Yose-gire han-juban (short under kimono) made of many kinds of silk crepe such as katazome (stencil-dyeing), plain, figured, shibori (tie-dyeing), Yuzen-zome (free-hand painting), check with wild silk and so on. The red cloth is wool muslin. All the cloth look dyed with vegetable color except for the red wool muslin. The lining and the collar are hand-spun cotton. It has wear, rips and holes. The second half of the 19th century. 120cm x 71cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1289461 (stock #11163)
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$90.00
Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of many kinds of silk crepe such as katazome (stencil-dyeing), plain, figured, and so on. The red cloth is wool muslin. All the cloth look dyed with vegetable color except for the red wool muslin. Generally good condition but has some wear, holes and thin parts. The second half of the 19th century. 122cm x 120cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1289460 (stock #11162)
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$70.00
Man's summer haori (jacket) made of fine silk gauze whose warps are crossed. Dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition and wearable. Late 19th to early 20th century. 126cm x 88cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1289235 (stock #11161)
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$100.00
Sakiori obi (sash) for kimono. The warps are cotton and wefts look many kinds of fabrics. In excellent condition. 20th century. 27cm x 3m56cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1288026 (stock #11160)
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$100.00
Sakabukuro with mending patches and stitches which is made of cotton and coated with kaki-shibu (persimmon juice). It was used in the process of making Japanese wine (sake), squeezing fermentation broth (moromi) in it to extract sake. 20th century. 26cm x 73.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1288024 (stock #J317)
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$190.00
Akebi vine basket used in the field or in the mountain. It is from Tohoku (East-North) district. It has a rope made of cotton strips recycled from old cotton cloth such as kimono or futonji. In excellent condition. 20th century. w:49cm H:30cm
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