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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1333023 (stock #J363)
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A pair of waraji, straw sandals made of rice straw and cotton strips which are recycled from old cotton cloth. Used but in good condition. The Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:24cm W:7.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1333013 (stock #J362)
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$100.00
Very rare and unusual item. The insteps are made of rice straw, The soles are hemp rope studded with nails, the inner soles have thin hairy animal skin and cotton velvet straps. The strap divides toes inside. The piping is made of cotton. Generally in good condition but not good for practical use. The first half of the 20th century. L:24cm W:8.5cm H:7.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1332738 (stock #J361)
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$180.00
Yuki-boushi (snow hood) made of palm, worn in case of snow. Palm is lighter weight compared with rice straw and waterproof. It has indigo dyed cotton inside. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. W:43cm L:59cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1332406 (stock #12433)
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Woman's cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori pattern which is a variation of Ori-nui shibori (folded & stitched). Generally in good condition but has some stains. The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 137cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1332405 (stock #12432)
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$90.00
Cotton han-juban (short under kimono) with rare one variation of suji-shibori (pleated stripes). The cloth is hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The sleeves are made of hemp which is Omi-kasuri produced in Omi in Shiga prefecture. In good condition except for some dirt in the collar and several holes in the top part of one of the sleeves. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 124cm x 68cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1332402 (stock #12430)
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$220.00
Cotton kimono (yukata) for a woman with swallow and spider web motif. Sewn by hand. In excellent condition. 20th century. 128cm x 138cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1332099 (stock #12428)
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$250.00
Scroll with cotton tsutsugaki on the washi, Japanese hand-made paper. It has two celadon "fuchin", weights in the bottom. In excellent condition except for a minor mending. The tsutsugaki cloth is from Meiji period, late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1332089 (stock #12427)
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$300.00
Baby's kimono made of soft cotton with shibori pattern and dyed with akane (madder). It has interesting shirring in both wrists. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 70cm x 60.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1332085 (stock #12425)
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Karaori bag for shakuhachi, a bamboo flute, which is one kind of silk brocade literally meaning "Chinese weave". It has red plain weave lining. In excellent condition. 20th century. 9.7cm x 83cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1332043 (stock #12424)
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Uchikui or uchukui which are the Okinawan dialects meaning wrapping cloth. It used to have been not only for wrapping but also for spreading, covering and wearing in old days. The bingata dyeing tecnique is either tsutsugaki (free-hand drawing with paste-resist, or katazome (stencil resist-dyeing). This one is bingata-zome with tsutsugaki. Probably basho (banana fiber) cloth whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. Sewn by machine. In excellent condition. 20th century. 132cm x 138cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1331853 (stock #12422)
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$50.00
Asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth in off white color. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 36cm x 2m12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1331852 (stock #12421)
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$150.00
Woman's noragi which is domestically handwoven of handspun cotton. The outside is fine brown checks and stripes in the indigo blue ground. The basting thread is hemp. It has cotton velvet in the sleeves. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 122cm x 75cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1331522 (stock #12420)
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Habaki (shin cover) handwoven of one kind of bast fiber such as hemp, shina or fuji with cotton strips recycled from old cloth. Habaki is put on in the field or in the mountain to protect from a poisonous snake bite or insect. In good condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 37cm x 25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1330903 (stock #J360)
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Ashimoto-andon (foot lantern) made of bamboo holder and wood frame with tame-nuri which is clear urushi coated on the brown urushi. It is originally used at the tea ceremony held at night and put in the tea ceremony garden. In excellent condition with an original carton box except for two sides of the washi have light beige color because of aging. 1960s to 1980s. The bottom: 18cm x 18cm Height with the handle: 37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1330677 (stock #12416)
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$100.00
Hanko-tanna which was rolled around a woman's face leaving part of eyes open when she worked in the field. It protected her from sunbeam, insects or the cold. It was used in Akita and Yamagata prefecture. It is made of cotton and has shibori pattern and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except for one rip in the hem. The first half of the 20th century. 34cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1330676 (stock #12415)
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Cotton futonji with rare shibori bird motif. It is heavily used and washed. It has some blackish stains and brown parts. 12 mending patches in the back of the birds. The first half of the 20th century. 124cm x 169cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1330492 (stock #12413)
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Cotton woman's kimono (yukata) with mokume-shibori (wood grain) dyed with indigo. In excellent condition and looks very new. 1970s or later. 130cm x 145cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1329439 (stock #12408)
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$1,800.00
Sakkuri which is handwoven of hemp thread for warps and "okuso" for wefts. Okuso is by-product when hemp thread is made. It is not strong enough for warps. "O" means hemp and "kuso" means waste. This sodenashi (vest) has beautiful stitchwork with hemp thread in the upper body together with hand-spun cotton lining. It also has indigo dyed cotton cloth in the lower armholes and the collar belt with stitchwork with white cotton thread. It is from Ishikawa Pref. or Fukui Pref...