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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1044945 (stock #10305)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$150.00
This is an old hagi-isho ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of recycled silk kimono fragments. Hagi-isho means kimono made of many pieces sewn together. It has many kinds of silk cloth such as tsumugi ( pongee silk ) with shibori, plain silk with stripe, tsumugi with itajime shibori ( board-clamp dyeing ) for upper body and wool muslin with katazome for the sleeves. All the cloths, besides the wool muslin are hand-woven and vegetable dyed. The last photo shows how to make board-clamp dyeing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1040712 (stock #10299)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$350.00
This is a scroll made of fukusa ( gift cover ) which is hand-woven tsuzure-ori ( tapestry weave ) silk cloth. Fukusa was used to cover a gift in old days. This fukusa has an auspicious motif of "Jurojin" who is one of the Seven Gods of Fortune and a symbol of longevity. The scroll also has beautiful silk brocade pieces for mounting. In good condition except for some threads are lost in the turtle's head and the foot behind, and also patina in the light blue ground of the fukusa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1038671 (stock #10290)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$50.00
This is a cloth hand-plied and hand-woven of asa ( hemp ) and it is not dyed, so it has natural color. It has rough and thick texture. In good condition except for some rifts and wear and a hole in the end. Late 19th century. 35cm x 3m32cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1038669 (stock #10289)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$70.00
This is a cloth hand-plied and hand-woven of asa ( hemp ) and it is not dyed, so it has natural color. It has rough and thick texture. In good condition except for some rifts. Late 19th century. 35.5cm x 3m48cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1034365 (stock #10278)
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This is a katazome ( stencil-dyed ) futon cover made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has rare "kutsuwa", horse bit or curb chain pattern. It has katazome on both sides. It has nice thick texture and in excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 99cm x 174cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1029197 (stock #10262)
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$750.00
This is a katazome ( stencil-dye ) futon cover made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has amazing and vivid sea bream and fishing rod motifs. Also, it has exactly same pattern on both sides which requires skillful craftsmanship. It is twill weave and has nice thick texture. In excellent condition and looks scarcely washed. Early 20th century. 130cm x 144cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1027553 (stock #10260)
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$120.00
This is an obi ( sash ) made of thin silk with kanoko shibori ( bound dots ) and black silk satin for the lining. Kanoko shibori done on silk cloth has been produced mainly in Kyoto. It has embroidered kanji "Kinryo", the maker's brand name. In excellent condition except for a few black stains in one of the end ( see the ninth photo ). Late 19th to early 20th century. 28cm x 3m72cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1023141 (stock #10241)
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$320.00
This is a set of "kaji shozoku ( fireman's coat and apron )" which is made of cotton with thick texture. It has three "Yotsu-me mon ( four square crest )" in the back as well as in the apron. It has cloud designs in the back and in the apron which symbolize water. The lining of the apron is kudzu-fu ( cloth woven of kudzu vine ). In good condition except for some rips, holes and some of the pipings of the rim are lost, also one of the ornaments made of cords in the top of the apron is lost...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1016532 (stock #10224)
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This is a large komebukuro ( rice bag ) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable brown color. Komebukuro was used when people exchange rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It has check, stripe and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pattern. It has beautiful natural indigo dyed asa ( hemp ) cord. 19th century. In good condition except for a few mending patches. Size when it is flat: 77.5cm x 52cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1014181 (stock #10163)
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This is a futon cover with butterfly and karakusa pattern which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). It is made of hand-woven and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has same katazome pattern on both sides. In excellent condition without any holes nor wear. Late 19th to early 20th century. 126cm x 157cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1005432 (stock #10198)
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$170.00
This is a gorgeous gold brocade obi ( sash ) for formal kimono. It is Jacquard weave which was imported from Europe in 19th century and was popular for formal sash in late 19th century. This sash has fine chrysanthemum and stream motifs in beige ground. In excellent condition. Late 19th century. 28.5cm x 3m88cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1002573 (stock #10187)
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$180.00
This is a fukusa, the gift cover. Fukusa is used to cover or to wrap a gift. It has gorgeous embroidery whose motifs are pheonix and paulownia. The ground silk crêpe is dyed with benibana ( safflower ) and silk threads are all dyed with vegetable dye. The last photo shows the examples of the usage. It has some moth holes and wear on the hems. Late Edo period ( mid 18th to mid 19th century ) 58cm x 61cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1002019 (stock #10184)
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Pilgrim's coat made of hemp whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has many stamps of holy places where the pilgrim had visited as well as Sanscrit letters and a beautiful stamped image of Fudo ( Cetaka ) in the back. It also has hand-drawn sutra in the lower parts. One can read kanji letters "Omine-san" which is one of the mountains between Wakayama and Nara prefecture where "shugen-sha ( holy man )" has been practicing Shugendo. The area was designated as "World Heritage"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1000116 (stock #10175)
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$80.00
This is a purse which is made of Indian cotton print, stripe and katazome cloth. The lining is purple silk. In excellent condition. 19th century. 17.7cm x 10.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1000091 (stock #10174)
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This is a tobacco case which has the beautiful komon pattern and made of deer skin. In excellent condition except for a few wears inside. 19th century. 11.2cm x 6.8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1000087 (stock #10173)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$90.00
This is possibly a card or ticket case made of rare piece of bingata cotton cloth. Bingata is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) produced in Ryukyu islands ( now Okinawa ). This bingata was produced in 19th century, but this case might have been made later, early 20th century ( sewn by machine ). The lining is silk. In excellent condition. 13cm x 7.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #999789 (stock #10171)
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$250.00
This is a set of woman's tobacco case and pipe case which are made of deer skin and has fine katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) komon pattern. The motif is pine needle. It has beautiful clasp of green bean motif which shows prominent craftsmanship in this age. The set also has a pipe, but it seems that it is not an original one as it is shorter than the case. 19th century. In good condition except for some patina. Tobacco case: 12cm x 6.7cm Pipe case: 2.7cm x 20cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #999511 (stock #10169)
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$90.00
This is a boy's festive kimono made of silk satin with Yuzen-zome design. Yuzen-zome is the dyeing technique which is free-hand-painting using rice paste as resist for white outlining and also colored by hand. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 98cm x 106cm