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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1330491 (stock #12412)
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$280.00
Part of futonji with many mending patches which are old katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing). The ground cloth with spiral pattern as well as mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. All sewing threads are indigo dyed cotton. The second half of the 19th century. 64cm x 136cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1330063 (stock #12411)
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Cotton futonji with hand-drawn tsutsugaki tea utensil motif, which is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has tea utensils such as tea kettle, furnace, flower vase, fan, stone tea mill, tea whisk and so on. Futonji with tea utensils was mainly made in Sanuki in Kagawa Pref., Izumo in Shimane Pref., Iyo in Ehime Pref. where the tea ceremony has been popular. In excellent condition with indigo cotton frame except for many cotton dust in the back...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1330058 (stock #12409)
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Kamiko han-gappa made of washi, Japanese hand-made paper which is coated with wood oil for waterproof. The lining is also made of wash and coated with kaki-shibu, persimmon tannin which is also for waterproof. This kind of han-gappa was popular among traveling medicine merchants from Etchu in Toyama prefecture who were known as "Toyama-no-kusuri-uri". The collar has indigo dyed cotton lining...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1328953 (stock #12405)
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$80.00
Asa (hemp) Omi kasuri woman's kimono. Omi is a region in Shiga prefecture near Kyoto. Generally in good condition but holes in the lower front panel (it is hidden under the over layer when it is worn). Late 19th to early 20th century. 118cm x 131cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1328815 (stock #12404)
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Asa (hemp) baby's kimono with hand-painted yuzen-zome treasure motif. It is worn on the occasion when parents visiting a shrine for celebrating the baby's birth and wishing the baby's healthy growth after one month from the birthday (Omiya-mairi). It covers the baby being hold by the grand-mother (not by the mother by the old custom), not worn as an usual kimono. The decorative stitches in the top of the belts in front are kind of charms. Warps as well as wefts are hand-plied...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1327174 (stock #12387)
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$220.00
Hagi-isho juban made of many kinds of recycled silk cloth from old kimono, which are: silk crepe with katazome, shibori, itajime shibori (board clamp-dyeing), plain silk, stripes woven of wild silk. The dyes are all vegetable and the lining is benibana dyed plain weave silk. This kind of yose-gire juban was worn at the Bon Dance in Nishimonai in Akita prefecture. In excellent condition except for some worn out and lost fragments in both sleeves. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326820 (stock #12396)
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Asa (hemp) kasuri kimono made in Omi in Shiga Pref. near Kyoto. Kasuri threads are dyed with itajime (board-clamped). In good condition except for one hole in the front hem and some stains. Meiji period (1868~1912) 96cm x 92cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326438 (stock #12390)
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Boro tsutsugaki cloth with hand-drawn 'baku' motif, which is an ancient Chinese imaginary animal and believed to eat nightmare. It was futonji or furoshiki and made into noren (curtain). It is hand-spun cotton dyed with natural indigo. It has many mending patches, holes and some seams are machine sewn. 19th century. 108cm x 112cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1325804 (stock #12389)
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$150.00
Yutan, chest or drawer cover made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has karakusa (arabesque) design, which symbolyzes prospering of the decendents, with free-hand tsutsugaki technique. Tansu (drawer) was one of the marriage furniture and yutan was the cover to protect tansu from sunlight or dust. It usually has the bride's family crest on it. In good condition but has a mending patch and a few light stains and a rip. 19th century. 190cm x 169cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1325800 (stock #12388)
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$40.00
A pair of woman's tekko (hand cover) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. Laces are made of silk crepe dyed with vegetable purple, It was put on in case of travel. The lining cloth is also hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. Generally in good condition but has some light stains and holes. 19th century. L:28cm W:11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1325163 (stock #12385)
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$100.00
Sodenashi (vest) or called 'dogi' which is worn between outer kimono and juban in cold season. It has thin cotton lining. It is made of many kinds of silk fragments such as figured, stripes, katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) and shibori. The red shibori cloth in front is thin wool muslin and has some moth holes. The lining is cotton. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition. 33cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324724 (stock #12380)
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$50.00
A pair of man's kyahan (shin cover) put in case of travel which is made of indigo dyed cotton stripes. In excellent condition. 19th century. W:40cm L:27.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1324721 (stock #12379)
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$50.00
A pair of tabi (top) and a pair of tabi cover (ko-kake). The pair of tabi is made of white hand-spun cotton and has mending stitches in the sole. The pair of ko-kake has sashiko (quilting) with white cotton thread for warmth and strength. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. Tabi L:22.5cm W:9.3cm Tabi cover L:22cm H:3.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324605 (stock #12377)
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A pair of shin cover for a woman put on when she traveled, which is made of plain weave silk and dyed with natural indigo. It has hand-spun cotton lining and silk crepe laces with shibori which are dyed with benibamna, safflower. 19th century. In excellent condition except for some stains. 12cm x 28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1324316 (stock #J355)
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$180.00
Purse made of deer skin which has design by smoking with stencil on it. It is called "fusube-gawa". It has beautiful metal work of "Fujin" who is a god of wind and controles it. Fujin and Raijin, who controles thunder, is a popular motif and often seen in many art works and crafts. The most well-known one is "Fujin Raijin-zu Byobu (folding screen)" by Tawaraya Sotatsu. The fujin is hand-carved of copper and has silver inlay. He has a big bag with full of air. The purse has three pockets...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323844 (stock #11365)
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$80.00
Two hand-knitted bags made of asa (hemp) for travel. They are diagonally back-packed or around the waist. The top one is natural color and the bottom one is natural indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for some wear in the strings. Late 19th to early 20th century. Top L:50cm Bottom: L:55cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323842 (stock #11353)
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$100.00
Baby's kaya (mosquito net) made of asa (hemp) whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. The frame cloth is hand-spun cotton. Generally in good condition but has some mending patches and holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. w:70cm L:104cm H:66cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323348 (stock #11370)
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$130.00
Asa (hemp) woman's kimono whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It looks so called "akaso kasuri" and if it is so, made in Yamato (Nara Pref.) Generally in good condition but has some wear, stains and holes. Meiji period (1868~1912) 132cm x 133cm