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 #1291049 (stock #11174)
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$90.00
Four pieces of cotton katazome (stencil-dyeing) cloth with asanoha (hemp leaf) pattern on both sides. Asanoha pattern is thought to be auspicious as it is endless. Probably they are from kimono which is hand-spun cotton. Generally in good condition but the long one has a hole and one of the selvedges is sewn. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 32cm x 80cm Four pieces:33.5cm x 60cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1291041 (stock #11173)
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$150.00
"Kyahan" or "habaki" (shin guard) handmade of bast fiber or grass, however it is not clear what kind of fibers it is made. The dark brown fiber is from a palm tree. It was worn in the field or in the mountain for protecting shins from injury or bite by the poisonous snake. The cords and the rims are made of hand-spun and indigo dyed cotton. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 34cm x 25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1290407 (stock #11171)
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$120.00
Girl's kimono handwoven of many kinds of threads, probably leftover threads at home. It has beautiful cotton chintz lining. In excellent condition. late 19th to mid 20th century. 80cm x 73cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1290404 (stock #11170)
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$90.00
Sash, an obi for kimono woven of paper threads for wefts and cotton threads for warps. It is called Shonai-obi made in Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. Handwoven and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition but has some light stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 24cm x 3m44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1289814 (stock #11169)
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$350.00
Cotton girl's kimono with shibori pattern whose motif is plum tree flowers. The shibori was done in Asamai in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. In excellent condition except for a rip in the side. The first half of the 20th century. 100cm x 98cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1289470 (stock #11165)
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$90.00
Baby's cotton kimono made of soft cotton with imitating shibori pattern. In excellent condition. 20th century. 60.5cm x 39cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1289235 (stock #11161)
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$100.00
Sakiori obi (sash) for kimono. The warps are cotton and wefts look many kinds of fabrics. In excellent condition. 20th century. 27cm x 3m56cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1288026 (stock #11160)
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$100.00
Sakabukuro with mending patches and stitches which is made of cotton and coated with kaki-shibu (persimmon juice). It was used in the process of making Japanese wine (sake), squeezing fermentation broth (moromi) in it to extract sake. 20th century. 26cm x 73.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1288024 (stock #J317)
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$190.00
Akebi vine basket used in the field or in the mountain. It is from Tohoku (East-North) district. It has a rope made of cotton strips recycled from old cotton cloth such as kimono or futonji. In excellent condition. 20th century. w:49cm H:30cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1287491 (stock #11158)
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$90.00
Se-ate, a pad for backpack made of rice straw and cotton slips recycled from old cloth. In excellent condition but the debris from rice straw come off. The first half of the 20th century. Length:82cm Width:30cm Thickness:2.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1287486 (stock #11157)
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$190.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as most of the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. the first half of the 20th century. 97cm x 131cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1286850 (stock #11156)
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$350.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth is hand-spun cotton with stripes and the mending patches are hand-spun as well as machine-woven cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 102cm x 166cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1286845 (stock #11155)
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$330.00
Cotton futonji with tsutsugaki design which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The motifs of the round crest are: crane, peony, wisteria, bamboo, cherry blossom, pine tree, plum flower and so on. In excellent condition except for a few unnoticeable stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 99cm 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1286290 (stock #11152)
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Cotton Sekka shibori (board-clamp dyeing) cloth which has 16 pieces sewn together by machine in one long cloth. Sekka literally means "snow flower". The length of the each cloth ranges from 30cm to 74cm and the total length is about 8m30cm (30cm wide). In good condition except for some spotted stains in a few pieces. 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1286255 (stock #J316)
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$90.00
Mingei wood tray made of mountain cherry bark which is called "kaba-zaiku". It has been the traditional wood craft in Kakunodate in Akita prefecture in Tohoku region. In excellent condition. 20th century. W:26cm L:49.5cm H:8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1286185 (stock #11151)
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$100.00
Asa (hemp) cloth with mending patches probably used when steaming rice for making sake (Japanese wine). It is used so that two mending patches and wear. 20th century. 83cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1286183 (stock #J315)
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$180.00
Backpack basket made of bast fiber, probably bark of shina tree and cotton strips recycled from old cloth. It was used in the field or in the mountain. Used and the cotton strips got frayed. The first half of the 20th century. w:36cm L:40cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1285850 (stock #11149)
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White boro kimono, probably an underwear which is made of knitted cotton. It has many kinds of white cotton fragments for mending patches and has beautiful mending stitches (sashiko). The first half of the 20th century. 96cm x 106cm