Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori GALLERY TSUMUGI
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1197908 (stock #10829)
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$800.00
Rare item. This is a dochugi, which was worn over a kimono when one went out. It is handwoven and made of shifu (paper textile) dyed with natural indigo. The warps are cotton threads and wefts are tightly twisted paper thread (kami-ito). Shifu whose warps are cotton and wefts are kami-ito is called men-jifu. The last photo shows the untwisted paper weft inside. In excellent condition. Late Edo period (the former half of the 19th century) 132cm x 96.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1195281 (stock #10818)
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$180.00
This is a silk fukuro obi (sash) for formal kimono. It has very fine patterns and they were popular in Meiji period (1868~1912). It has thin floss silk lining. In good condition except for uneven parts of the weaving. 32cm x 3m88cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1195113 (stock #10809)
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$350.00
This is a set of suo and hakama which are worn on a stage (kyogen). Suo (top) is a wide-sleeved overgarment which was worn by samurai. They are made of hemp and both warps and wefts are hand-plied. The suo has laces in front and ornaments in the crests made of deerskin. Generally in good condition but has some stains. 19th century. Suō:184cm x 84cm Hakama:L 83cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1193872 (stock #10808)
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$330.00
This is a set of suo and hakama which are worn on a stage (kyogen). Suo is a wide-sleeved overgarment worn by samurai. They are made of hemp and warps are hand-plied. They have katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) Mukai-zuru ( a pair of cranes face-to-face ) pattern. 19th century. In good condition but has many moth holes in the suō and hakama. Late 19th to early 20th century. Suo W:151cm L:81cm Hakama W:56cm L:89cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1193871 (stock #10806)
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$120.00
This is a han-bakama worn at the Kyogen which is the comical play performed together with the no drama but it is sometimes performed alone. This han-bakama is made of asa ( hemp ) with various round crests which is called "Kyogen-mon" and mostly they symbolize treasures. Generally in good condition except for some small moth holes in the back. 20th century. L:85cm W:56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1193424 (stock #10801)
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$120.00
This is a han-juban ( short under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton and has itajime ( board-clamped ) pattern. Itajime shibori had been practiced in Kyoto from late Edo period ( the former half of the 19th century ) to early Showa period ( 1920s ), so it is called Kyo-Itajime. However, it has mostly diminished these days. This han-juban has a cotton lining and floss silk for warmth. The both sleeves are made of silk crepe. In good condition except for the dirt in the white cotton collar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1186152 (stock #10773)
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Sold. Thank you.
This is a "nobori" made of hand-spun cotton and has hand-painted samurai and horse motifs. Nobori is a banner which was post on Tango-no-sekku ( the boy's festival ) on May 5th when people celebrated the healthy and strong growth of boys. The technique used is tsutsugaki and painted with pigments. It is a part of the original length. Generally in good condition except for a mending, water wet stains in the white horse and a few holes. 19th century ( probably late Edo ) 94cm x 2m8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1182388 (stock #10762)
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This is a furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has tsutsugaki patterns which is "Maru-ni-mitsuboshi (circle and three stars)" crest and deformed kanji letters. Tsutsugaki is a dyeing technique, hand painting with a cone-shaped tool using rice paste for resist. It has beautiful stitches for strength. In good condition but has a small hole. The latter half of the 19th century. 82cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1182355 (stock #10761)
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$450.00
This is a mihon-cho (sample book) of kinran (gold brocade), ginran(silver brocade), tsuzure (tapestry weave) etc. Most of the fragments were imported from China in early 16th century called "naka-watari. A few fragments were imported from Chosen (Korea). In old days, imported silk brocades were so precious that only high ranking samurai, Buddhist priests and rich civilian could afford...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1180046 (stock #10753)
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$380.00
This is a samurai's hanten ( jacket ) and maetate ( apron ) which are worn in case of fire. It is made of handwoven asa ( hemp ) cloth. In good condition except for some tiny moth holes in the back. Edo period ( 18th or the former half of the 19th century ). 118.5cm x 79cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1179088 (stock #10746)
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$120.00
This is a furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has tsutsugaki crest. Generally in good condition except for two mending patches, a few small holes and some light stains in the white parts. The latter half of the 19th century. 130cm x 127cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1177980 (stock #10741)
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This is a futonji made of hand-spun cotton and has design of the tea ceremony utensils such as chagama (kettle), chasen (tea whisk), sumikago (charcoal bamboo basket), chaire (tea container), chatsubo ( tea jar ), hikiusu ( tea mill ) and kakejiku ( scroll ) etc. They are hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique which uses rice paste as resist and hand-drawn with a cone shape tool. It is dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow color. In excellent condition. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 )...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1163828 (stock #10709)
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$120.00
This is a "yu-age", a cotton towel for a newborn baby. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo with motifs of a turtle and a crane, which are hand-drawn with the tsutsugaki technique. Originally the white triangle part in the corner might have been dyed with benibana ( safflower ) which is said to protect a baby from eye trouble, however it is gone by heavy washing, or it is just undyed. It is from Izumo region in Shimane prefecture facing to the Japan Sea. In good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1162084 (stock #10697)
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$280.00
This is a large size cover ( probably for a chest ) or a banner with the names of the owner and the town which are drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It is made of thick hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. The late 19th or early 20th century. 220cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1151617 (stock #10668)
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$580.00
This is a yogi, a kind of futon in the shape of kimono. The outside cloth is asa (hemp) and the lining is cotton katazome ( stencil-dye ) and asa cloth. All the cloth are hand-woven and vegetable dyed. It is stuffed with "okuso" which is the hemp wastes produced in the making of hemp threads. In the cold region, such as Tohoku, cotton is very precious as it can not grow so that "okuso" was stuffed instead of cotton. It is very heavy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1151586 (stock #10666)
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$650.00
This is a futonji made of hand-spun cotton dyed with natural indigo. It has motif of "orizuru", cranes made of origami, which is hand-drawn with tsutsugaki. It is one of the resist dyeing techniques which is free-hand drawing with a cone-shaped tool using rice paste for resist. It has a green cotton lining which is also hand-spun and vegetable dyed. In good condition but has some color faded parts and a hole in the lining. Late 19th to early 20th century. 164cm x 184cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1149248 (stock #10654)
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$150.00
This is a banner of "Hachiman shrine" with a wooden box. It is written, "It was dedicated to the shrine on the festive day in September in Meiji 26, 1894". In good condition. 38cm x 66cm ( without tassel ) The length of the tassel:65cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1148214 (stock #10652)
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$90.00
This is a juban ( under kimono ) made of a few kinds of silk, one is pongee silk with beni itajime shibori ( board-clamped dyeing with safflower ). The silk crepe and the pongee silk with katazome are used for the collar and the hem. In good condition except for the moth bites in the hem which has thick cotton lining. The both sleeves are lost. The last photo shows how to dye beni itajime-zome in old days. The latter half of the 19th century. 62cm x 145cm