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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 #1297735 (stock #11227)
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Net for horses to carry luggage on the back which is handwoven of asa (hemp) cords and dyed with natural indigo. Same kinds are seen in the Ukiyoe (woodblock prints) in Edo period. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. L:90cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1297498 (stock #11225)
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Man's kimono made of hand-spun cotton with komon pattern which literally means "small pattern". It is originated in the dyeing of kamishimo, a top and a bottom worn by feudal lords (samurai) during the Edo period. It has machine-woven and indigo dyed cotton lining which is probably imported from England and called "kanakin". The latter half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. 128cm x 127cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1297423 (stock #J327)
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Bamboo basket with a lid and has Japanese paper lining inside. In good condition except for wear in the corners and the paper has many holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 28cm x 36.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1297011 (stock #11224)
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Three panels of mosquito net made of asa (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has originally green color, dyed with indigo and vegetable yellow, however it is heavily washed so that it has beautiful faded color and many mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 96cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1296280 (stock #11218)
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Boro belt made of many cotton fragments such as checks, stripes, plain and katazome (stencil-dyeing) which are hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. Sewn threads are hemp. The second half of the 19th century. Width:5cm Length:approx.5m
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1294167 (stock #11209)
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$50.00
Silk brocade bag with beautiful silk tassel and cord which are handmade and dyed with benibana (safflower). The brocade is also dyed with benibana. What was put in is not clear, probably an instrument such as a flute. Generally in good condition except for the lining cloth has many moth holes. 19th century (Late Edo period). 5.5cm x 50cm length of the cord 74cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1293444 (stock #11203)
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Three panels of mosquito net made of asa (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has originally green color, dyed with indigo and vegetable yellow, however it is heavily washed so that it has beautiful faded color and many mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 99cm x 184cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1293328 (stock #J323)
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Design sample book of fukusa (gift cover) which is woodblock printed. It has 30 designs, mostly used on happy occasions except for the 5th photo, the lotus flower motif. Generally in good condition. Printed in Meiji 34 (1902) in Kyoto. 18cm x 25cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1293264 (stock #J322)
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Woodblock prints of "koshi noshime" design book which has design in the waist part. Noshime kimono was the formal kimono worn under kamishimo by samurai in Edo period, or by Noh drama and kyogen performer under suo or mizugoromo these days. These 30 designs are probably for woman's kimono. It was printed in Meiji 34 (1902) in Kyoto. In good condition. 18cm x 25cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1293169 (stock #111202)
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Asa (hemp) boy's festive kimono whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has free-hand painted (Yuzen-zome) turtle and bamboo design in the waist part. This kind of kimono is called "noshime" which has design in the waist part. Noshime kimono was the formal kimono worn under kamishimo by samurai in Edo period, or by Noh drama and kyogen performer under suo or mizugoromo these days. It has silk thread "se-mamori", a charm unusually inside of the upper back. Se-mamori is seen in Kansai area...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1293155 (stock #11201)
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Rare futonji made of hand-spun cotton. It has katazome (stencil-dyeing) karakusa pattern, dyed with natural brown color and also tsutsugaki (free-hand drawing with rice paste for resist) crest, dyed with natural indigo. Generally in good condition except for dozen mending patches and some holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 136cm x 168cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1292767 (stock #J321)
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"Hinagata", a design sample book of formal kimono which has 30 woodblock prints. The designs are in the lower part of kimono, called "suso-moyo". The motifs are traditional designs of the scenery, plants, flowers etc. In good condition. Woodblock printed in Kyoto in Meiji 35 (1903) 16.5cm x 24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1292761 (stock #J320)
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"Moyo Hinagata", a sample book of kimono designs whose motifs are traditional and seasonal scenery, events, plants etc. It has 16 designs printed in Meiji 29 (1897) in Kyoto. It was printed in Meiji, but they still keep up the designs of the Edo kosode kimono. In good condition. 16.5cm x 24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1291360 (stock #11180)
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Asa (hemp) man's formal kimono with crests. The wefts are hand-plied and the dye is vegetable one. The second half of the 19th century. In good condition but has the color faded parts and several mending patches inside. 128cm x 137cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1291047 (stock #J319)
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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 are much worn out...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1290646 (stock #11147)
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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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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1289460 (stock #11162)
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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