Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori GALLERY TSUMUGI
"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 : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1295033 (stock #11212)
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$480.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing). Late 19th to mid 20th century. 125cm x 184cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1294908 (stock #11211)
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Koi-nobori (carp streamer) made of cotton. Hand-painted and colored with pigments. It is flew on the Child's Festival (or called Tango-no-sekku), or called Boy's Festival, on May 5. Carp is a symbol of success and strength. In excellent condition except for a tiny hole and stains (the last photo). The first half of the 20th century. 64cm x 2m22cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1294905 (stock #11210)
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$110.00
Komebukuro, a rice bag made of many kinds of cotton fragments such as katazome (stencil-dyeing), stripes and checks. Some are hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It also has indigo dyed asa (hemp) cord. In excellent condition but the check cloth has some wear and tiny holes. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 32cm x 15cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1294164 (stock #11208)
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$180.00
Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with very fine sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are also cotton. The first half of the 20th century. 59cm x 57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1294162 (stock #11207)
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$160.00
Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with sashiko (quilting) for ornament as well as strength. Used but in excellent condition except for a mending patch. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 104cm x 107cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1294159 (stock #11206)
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$140.00
Cotton woman's kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) design which is asagao (morning glory) motif. In excellent condition. 20th century. It comes with the leftover 3 fragments of the same cloth. 130cm x 134cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1293649 (stock #11204)
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$160.00
Cotton shibori man's kimono with beautiful design. The lower square shibori with a fish design means "fish market" and the shibori kanji letter in the soulder also means fish so that it may have been ordered as a uniform for the workers there for the festival or events. It looks hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 129cm x 138cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1293645 (stock #J326)
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$250.00
Wooden black urushi small desk whose both ends of the top board are elegantly and slightly curved. It is said that originally it is for protecting an ink brush from falling. In excellent condition except for unnoticeable scratches and a few chips on the top board. 20th century. 32.5cm x 54.5cm x 16.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1293557 (stock #J325)
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Small wooden (kiri, paulownia) drawer coated with red urushi and has beautiful gold makie in front. It also has nice metal fitting for ornament as well as reinforcement. The drawers have green silk lining. In good condition, no distortion except for some stains in gold makie, some chips on the edge and urushi came off in the bottom. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 16.5cm x 17.5cm x 21.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1293443 (stock #J324)
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$180.00
Shima-cho, a sample book of fragments of woven textiles which are cotton as well as silk, or mixed. It has not only stripes but also checks and kasuri (ikat) patterns. Amazing 37 pages and 917 fragments. The ground paper is handmade thick Japanese paper. It has 5 blank pages. In good condition. The age ranges from late 19th to mid 20th century. 18.5cm x 26.5cm x 2cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292579 (stock #11200)
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Ojiya-chijimi woman's summer kimono produced in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. It has been woven since early Edo period (early 17th century). It is woven with choma (ramie) and wefts are tightly twisted so that it gives shrinkage on the surface, like crepe. It has large cross kasuri pattern which is double ikat. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 148.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292497 (stock #11199)
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Han-juban, a short under kimono. The fabric is not clear, probably raw silk crepe. The wefts are tightly twisted. It has uncommon katazome (stencil-dyeing) on both sides whose motif is chrysanthemum. Generally in good condition but has some mending patches near the under arms. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 63cm x 63.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292487 (stock #11197)
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$90.00
Asa (hemp) ase-hajiki which is a short under kimono worn in hot summer. It is handwoven of hemp whose warps are crossed so that it has much space for the air and makes a wearer feel cooler. Dyed with natural indigo. Ase-hajiki was mainly worn in Tohoku district. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 60cm x 52.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1292318 (stock #11196)
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$110.00
One panel of sakiori cloth whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 33cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292124 (stock #11195)
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$450.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has beautiful hand stitching (sashiko) in the top of the back, in the shoulders and in the both sides. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th mid 20th century. 59cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292123 (stock #11194)
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$290.00
Boro sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has cloth with hand stitched sashiko in the top of the back. 49cm x 63cm Late 19th to mid 20th century. The natural indigo color faded and has much wear and breaks.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1292005 (stock #11193)
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$750.00
Boro futonji with many mending patches. It is made of the fabric called "Ojiya chijimi" woven in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. It is handwoven of choma (ramie) and the wefts are tightly twisted so that it gives the cloth shrinkage (chijimi). The mending is neatly and well done. 20th century. 97cm x 196cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1291358 (stock #11179)
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$150.00
Woman's kimono with shibori made of hand-spun cotton. It is made in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi prefecture where has been the main product area of shibori textiles since Edo period. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition but has some light stains, some brownish stains in the white cloth in the backside of the collar and the color changed part along the back seam. 126cm x 137cm