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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 1910 item #941321 (stock #9994)
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$350.00
This is a jishiro ( white ground ) katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) which is made of hand-spun and hand-woven cotton. It is dyed with natural indigo. The diagonal lines look like shibori technique, however it is katazome and small pattern in the sleeves is also katazome. In good condition except for a rip in the hem, a gray stain in the sleeve, a few small holes and some patina. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 119cm x 58.5cm 46.9" x 23"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #940683 (stock #9991)
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$110.00
This is a piece of Shina-fu, one kind of bark-fiber. Shina wood grows naturally in Japan Sea side in Tohoku district. Shina-fu becomes stronger when it is wet, so it was used for fishing-net and grain bag etc. It has many moth holes. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca late 19th C to early 20th C ) 32cm x 2m92cm 12.6" x 9ft7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #940680 (stock #9990)
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$110.00
This is a piece of Shina-fu, one kind of bark-fiber. Shina wood grows naturally in Japan Sea side in Tohoku district. Shina-fu becomes stronger when it is wet, so it was used for fishing-net and grain bag etc. It has many moth holes. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca late 19th C to early 20th C ) 33cm x 3m34cm 13" x 11ft
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #933655 (stock #9964)
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This is a beautiful girl's kimono made of hand-woven asa ( hemp ) and dyed with benibana ( safflower ). Benibana was cultivated in Shonai region in old days in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district, however it is mainly imported from abroad now. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) In excellent condition except for a hole in the lower back ( 3mm x 5mm ). 70cm x 86cm 27.6" x 33.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #933338 (stock #9962)
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$180.00
This is a fragment of Edo kosode ( literal meaning is small sleeves ) kimono which is silk crepe with beautiful embroideries. the ground silk crepe as well as embroidery threads are dyed with vegetable dyes. This kosode kimono was worn by a woman in high ranking family. The motifs of the embroideries are chrysanthemums and a sparrow. The ground silk crepe is weak from aging. Mid to Late Edo period ( late 17th C to early 19th C ) 31cm x 118cm 12.2" x 46.4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #930270 (stock #9953)
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This is a Kurume kasuri ( ikat ) futon cover which is hand-woven and natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful butterfly pattern ( weft kasuri ) and square pattern ( weft & warp kasuri ). Kurume has been one of the main producing areas of cotton kasuri in Kyushu since ca. 1800s having been influenced by Ryukyu-gasuri. Ryukyu is an another name for Okinawa islands which are located in most south part of Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #926148 (stock #9943)
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$90.00
This is a boy's dochugi made of hand-woven tsumugi ( pongee silk ). Dochugi is a kind of coat worn over a kimono when one goes out. In good condition except for some faded part in front. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. 1900s~1920s ) 101cm x 63cm 39.8" x 24.8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #924869 (stock #9935)
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This is a piece of Narumi-kongata cloth. Narumi-kongata is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) which looks like shibori ( tie-dyeing ). Shibori textile has been produced in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi prefecture since 17th century. Compared with time-consuming shibori textile, Narumi-kongata textile can be produced more amount in same pattern. It is made of hand-woven cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 33.5cm x 83cm 13.2" x 32.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #924867 (stock #9934)
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This is a piece of Narumi-kongata cloth. Narumi-kongata is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) which looks like shibori ( tie-dyeing ). Shibori textile has been produced in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi prefecture since 17th century. Compared with time-consuming shibori textile, Narumi-kongata textile can be produced more amount in same pattern. It is made of hand-woven cotton and dyed with natural indigo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #923716 (stock #9925)
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$160.00
This is a panel ( one haba ) of katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) cloth which is hand-woven and natural indigo-dyed cotton. It has beautiful pattern with gray. In excellent condition except for two small holes ( 8mm x 8mm, 3mm x 3mm ). Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 35.5cm x 164cm 14" x 5ft5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #923713 (stock #9924)
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$180.00
This is a panel ( 1 haba ) of katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) cotton cloth which is hand-woven and natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful and rare pattern with blue color. In excellent condition. Meiji period ( 18868~1912 ) 34cm x 174cm 13.4" x 5ft9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #922432 (stock #9900)
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$130.00
This is a boro man's kimono made of hand-woven and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has katzome, stripe, check and kasuri cloth for mending patches. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 110cm x 104cm 43.3" x 40.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #921075 (stock #9918)
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This is a piece of katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) cloth with traditional auspicious motifs such as a turtle, crane and noshi design. It is handwoven and natural indigo dyed and colored with gray pigment and sumi ( ink ). In good condition except for two mending patches ( 3cm x 3cm, 3cm x 6cm ) Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 34cm x 135cm 13.4" x 53"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #921073 (stock #9917)
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$110.00
This is a piece of katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) cloth with traditional auspicious motifs such as a turtle, crane and noshi design. It is handwoven and natural indigo dyed and colored with gray pigment and sumi ( ink ). In good condition except for a jointing seam ( 6.5cm width from the hem ). Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 34cm x 112cm 13.4" x 44"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #918954 (stock #9904)
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$110.00
This is a kome-bukuro ( rice bag ) made of pieces of silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), shibori ( tie-dyeing ) and hand-painting. Kome-bukuro was used when people exchanged rice or beans as a gift, or donated them to a shrine or a temple till early Showa period ( ca 1940s ). Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) In good condition except for some small moth holes. 42.5cm x 30.5" 16.7" x 12"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #910785 (stock #9871)
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$310.00
This is a hagi-juban ( patched ) made of several kinds of silk such as silk crepe with katazome, with tie dyeing or just plain silk crepe and tsumugi ( pongee silk ). They are all handwoven and most of them are dyed with vegetable color. In excellent condition except for one of the fragments is lost in the right shoulder. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( mid to late 19th C ) 128cm x 138cm 50.4" x 54.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #907658 (stock #9863)
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$100.00
This is a komebukuro ( rice bag ) which is made of plain silk crepe, silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and Yuzen zome ( paste-resist ). Komebukuro was used when people exchanged rice as a gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It has a beautiful silk cord with tassels. In good condition except for a small moth holes. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 38cm x 30cm 15.0" x 11.8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #906871 (stock #9858)
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This is a gorgeous boro futon cover with many layers of mending patches which are all handwoven and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has beautiful mixture of faded indigo color, brown and beige. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 124cm x 168cm 48.8" x 66.1"