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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 #1304403 (stock #11279)
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$120.00
Tsuno-bukuro which was used for the grain. It is made of asa (hemp) and whose selvedges are diagonally sewn together so that the bag is a bit stretchable. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It has the owner's name and the place in Shiga prefecture. It has some mending stitches with white cotton threads. Late 19th early 20th century. W:56cm L:126cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1304401 (stock #11278)
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$100.00
Han-juban which is hand-woven of asa (hemp) and has double ikat pattern. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. It has white cotton piping under the arms for reinforcement. Probably it was produced in Omi in Shiga prefecture. In good condition but has many mending patches inside, which are neatly done. Late 19th to early 20th century. 102cm x 59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1304396 (stock #11277)
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Omi kasuri baby's kimono hand-woven of asa (hemp) with double ikat pattern which is rather typical one of the Omi kasuri. Omi is located in Shiga prefecture near Kyoto. In excellent condition except for a hole in the back (1.2cm x 1.2cm) and the seams under the sleeves are loose. Late 19th to early 20th century. 66cm x 75cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1304315 (stock #11276)
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$80.00
Ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). It has natural indigo color warps and wefts which make check pattern. It has beautiful asa katazome cloth in the top inside, whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except the indigo dyed warps have wear. 19th century 60cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1304314 (stock #11275)
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$190.00
Ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). It has natural beige color warps and wefts which make check pattern. The both sleeves are made of beautiful asa katazome cloth whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
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$480.00
Asa (hemp) wrapping cloth with hand-drawn tsutsugaki noshi design. Noshi is an auspicious motif which used to be flattened abalone strips and was decorated on a gift. The wefts and warps are both hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. In good condition except for some wear and stains. 19th century. 84cm x 103.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300897 (stock #11255)
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$380.00
Asa (hemp) cloth with tsutsugaki shrimp which is an auspicious motif. It symbolizes longevity showing that one can live long till having the waist bended. It is made of asa (hemp) and the wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. 19th century. In good condition but has some wear, stains and indigo color faded parts. 90cm x 65cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1300390 (stock #11251)
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$90.00
Three komebukuro made of many kinds of recycled silk fragments. It was used when people exchanged rice or donated it to shrines or temples. In good condition except for the largest one has wear and some holes and mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:28cm x 23cm M:26cm x 24.5cm S:21cm x 11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300379 (stock #11250)
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$180.00
Man's kimono with crests which is made of asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. The wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has thick and stiff texture. In good condition except for some wear and indigo color faded parts and also, a few blackish stains. 19th century. 120cm x 126cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299684 (stock #11247)
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Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk in many kinds such as silk crepe, figured silk, pongee silk and wild silk. The patterns are: komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), stripes, checks, kasuri (ikat) and solid color. The lining is indigo dyed 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. Mid 19th to early 20th century. 127cm x 138cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299144 (stock #11243)
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$150.00
One panel of cotton katazome (stencil-dyeing) cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. The pattern is called Kumano-zome or Iyo-zome which was produced in Bizen (Okayama prefecture and was popular in mid 19th century. It was used for futonji. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 35cm x 151cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1299138 (stock #11239)
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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 visited as well as Sanscrit letters and a stamped image of Fudo ( Cetaka ) in the back. It also has kanji letters "Omine-san" which is one of the mountains between Wakayama and Nara prefecture where "shugen-sha ( holy man )" has been practicing Shugendo. Another kanji letters read "Kobo Taishi, Koya-san Oku-no-in". The area was designated as "World Heritage"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1297498 (stock #11225)
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$150.00
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