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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 1920 item #1293444 (stock #11203)
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$150.00
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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1293169 (stock #111202)
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$580.00
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. The upper and the lower boundary lines are made by kasuri (ikat). 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...
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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1291360 (stock #11180)
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$80.00
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 : 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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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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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1284689
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$1,100.00
Rare items. A set of outfits for the Japanese art of archery, a shoulder cloth and gloves. Beautiful hand-drawn paintings on both sides, a tiger and a dragon with a sign "Ganku, Hinen". Ganku (1749 or 1756~1838) was one of the prominent painters in the mid Edo period, born in Kanazawa in Ishikawa prefecture and died in Kyoto. Many of his works are left not only in temples and shrines but also in civilian houses. He was especially good at the motif of the tiger...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284553 (stock #11142)
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$130.00
Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe in many kinds such as komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), plain, stripes with wild silk and figured. The lining is indigo pongee silk and floss silk in the hem. All the dyes are vegetable such as benibana (safflower), indigo, purple grass root and so on. In excellent condition except for a few stains and a few tiny moth holes in the upper front, benibana part. The second half of the 19th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284104 (stock #11134)
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$190.00
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-woven pongee silk with stripes called Ki-hachijo. The ground yellow color is dyed with "kariyasu", the wild plant in many times. Ki-hachijo was originally woven in Hachijo Island from 17th century but similar pongee silk was woven in other places later. Probably this one was woven in Hachijo Island. It has natural indigo dyed pongee silk lining and also has thin floss silk inside...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284099 (stock #11132)
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$150.00
Bag made of hand-spun cotton cloth with katazome (stencil-dyeing). The outside cloth as well as the lining are recycled from old cloth. The lining cloth is also hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has two belts made of deer skin. What was put in is unknown, however it has rare katazome pattern and beautiful natural indigo blue. In good condition. 19th century. 57cm x 48cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1281645 (stock #11123)
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$150.00
Cape made of cotton kasuri on one side and cotton stripe on the other which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It is called "maru-gappa" or "hiki-mawashi". It was worn on the occasion of travel. The word "kappa" came from Portuguese "capa". The Portuguese first came to Japan ca. 17th century. The piping is made of handwoven hemp. Generally in good condition but kasuri side has a mending patch and a hole. The stripe side has wear and several holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1280770 (stock #11117)
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$800.00
Large nobori, vertical banner post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for wishing each boy in the family grow up healthy and strong. This one has a motif of old tale "Ushiwaka-maru and Benkei". Benkei used to be a Buddhist soldier but was ousted from the temple because he was very rowdy. He decided to rob and collect 1000 swords from people. One day he encountered Ushiwaka-maru on the Gojo Big Bridge in Kyoto and assaulted him to rob the last sword, but he lost...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1280017 (stock #11114)
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$80.00
Large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of handwoven thick asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. It has the owner's name and a crest hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It has two mending patches and wear. Meiji period (1868~1912) 130cm x 120cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1273188 (stock #11091)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton with "Takara-zukushi" motif. It is a auspicious one which has many kinds of treasures such as treasure ball, a mallet, gold coins, a cape, deer horns, and treasure bag and a crest. In excellent condition except for a few tiny rips (2mm~1cm) in the middle part. It has katazome belt of cloth in the back. 19th century. 83.5cm x 95.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1267736 (stock #11082)
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$160.00
Yu-age, a towel used for bathing of a new-born baby. There was a custom to give yu-age in celebrating the birth of a baby in Izumo district, now the east part of Shimane prefecture. It was believed that natural indigo repels insects and benibana protects a baby from eye disease. Made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and benibana (safflower). In good condition except for two small holes, mending patches including one in the corner of the benibana part...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1266244 (stock #11070)
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Dochu-gi (coat) made of kudzu-fu (kudzu is "devil's tongue in English), which is handwoven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo period. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel. It has a black wool collar and buttons made of silk cords in almost perfect shape which are usually damaged...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1265493 (stock #11066)
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Tsuno-bukuro (horn bag) made of hemp and dyed with kaki-shibu (persimmon juice). It was used for grains or beans. It is made of one long hemp cloth hand-sewn diagonally so that originally it can slightly stretch, however, this one is very stiff. It has many mending stitches. late 19th to early 20th century. 32cm x 109cm