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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 : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1298279 (stock #11233)
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$450.00
Shima-cho, a sample book of Tanbafu with 50 fragments. Tanbafu is handwoven of hand-spun cotton and pongee silk threads which are both vegetable dyed. It was called Saji momen before and named Tanbafu later. It was mainly used for kimono and futonji. It had been woven in Tanba region in Hyogo prefecture since early 19th century, however it was once disappeared but Uemura Rokuro, weavers and other people successfully restored the textile in early 20 C...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1297649 (stock #11226)
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$150.00
Fireman's hood with beautiful machine sewn sashiko, quilting. The quilting is sewn with white and orange threads. Outside is made of indigo dyed cotton cloth and lining is thin cotton with stripes. It has hemp (jute) lining between two layers. Outside is in excellent condition except for a hole (1cm x 1.5cm) but lining has much wear. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:62cm L:67cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1297645 (stock #J328)
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$90.00
Carpenter's "sumi-tsubo ( ink liner )" made of wood and has an ink pot and a wheel. It is used by a carpenter when he draws a line on a lumber. One of the end of the string is pinned, stretched and snapped so that the line is drawn. It has been commonly used till mid 20th century. Red ink was used for this one. L:19.5cm W:8cm H:8cm In excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1296896 (stock #11223)
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$450.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth and most of the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It used to be a futon cover so that it still has cotton dust. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 63cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1296895 (stock #11222)
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$90.00
Three pieces of cotton velvets with Kyoto motifs which are printed. Top:"Gozan-no-okuribi" on the Daimonji-yama which is the Buddhism event held on August 16. Right:Kiyomizu Temple with maple leaves. Left:Umebachi-mon pattern which is the traditional pattern, the motif of plum flowers. In good condition. 20th century. 35cm x 35cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1296503 (stock #11221)
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$200.00
Four pieces of cotton velvet with motifs of Gion or Gion matsuri in Kyoto. Clockwise from the top left: 1.Gissha and pine tree, 40.5cm x 31cm 2. Chidori and skewered dumplings, 31cm x 37cm 3.Yasaka Tower and moon, 26.5cm x 40cm 4.Naginata-boko, a float with a long-handled sword on the roof, of the Gion Matsuri held in July, 35cm x 34.5cm Generally in good condition but some silver or gold parts have wrinkled lines. 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1296397 (stock #11220)
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$370.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) worn over noragi (work wear) or kimono. The wefts are indigo-dyed cotton strips torn from old cloth such as kimono, furoshiki or futonji. Warps are asa (hemp). The part of the trimming cloth and side belts are replaced. It has beautiful sashiko cloth in the shoulder for decoration as well as strength. This style of sakiori sodenashi is from Wakasa in Fukui prefecture. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 35.5cm x 71cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1296391 (stock #11219)
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Asa (can be hemp or ramie) child's kimono with weft kasuri (ikat) design whose motif is a dragon. The wefts are hand-plied and dyed with indigo. The belts in front are made of wool muslin and thin indigo dyed silk in the top and in the lower back inside. In excellent condition except for light stains in the white cloth in the back of the panels. Probably made in San-in district on the Japan Sea side. Late 19th to early 20th century. 87cm x 89cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1296279 (stock #11217)
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Baby's patched kimono made of many kinds of cotton fragments such as stripes, plain, kasuri, katazome (stencil-dyeing), checks and so on. The fragments are more than 60 pieces. Some are hand-spun and others are machine woven. In some districts, mothers made a patched kimono for an expecting baby praying for the baby's healthy growth and dedicated to a shrine or a temple later, which is called "Hyaku-toku Kimono", however it is not sure this one is an example of it...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1296278 (stock #11214)
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Gold brocade fukuro obi, a sash with woven flower design. Fukuro-obi is made of double width of cloth and folded in half and sewn, which is the most elegant and formal sash, usually worn with a formal kimono. It has flower motifs of mums and peonies. Used but in excellent condition. the first half of the 20th century. 32cm x 3m13cm
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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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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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