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The Modern Design Meisen Exhibition at Anna Leonowens Gallery at NSCAD University in Halifax, Canada was a great success. You can look at its home page at:http://nscad.ca/en/home/galleriesevents/galleries/currentexhibitions.aspx
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1263884 (stock #11056)
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Unlined silk crepe kimono called "omeshi" whose wefts are tightly twisted. Omeshi is thought to be rather high-end as a casual kimono. It has modern Art Deco style camellia motif which is warp ikat and wefts are black. In excellent condition. 126cm x 143cm 1920s~1930s
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1263882 (stock #J298)
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$120
Basket hand-woven of akebi (akebia) vine used in the field or mountain. It is from Tohoku (North-east) district. It has hemp rope for back-packing. In excellent condition. 20th century. W:63cm D:16.5cm H:29cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1262085 (stock #11054)
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$90
Cotton hanten worn at the festival in Sakata city in Yamagata Pref. It has 6 "tomoe-mon", triskelions in the back as well as in the front. It is made of hand-spun cotton and has beautiful lining with katazome (stencil-dyeing) which is also hand-spun cotton. Heavily used and has a reinforcement patch on the right shoulder for carrying a portable shrine (mikoshi). Also it has several sparkled stains in the lower back. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 128cm x 96cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1262076 (stock #11053)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with check and kasuri (ikat) pattern. All the dyes are natural such as indigo, vegetable yellow and natural brown. In excellent condition except for a rip in the lower hem. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 130cm x 146cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1261691 (stock #11052)
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$110
Lined silk crepe kimono with colorful block pattern. Omeshi is a kind of silk crepe whose wefts are tightly twisted. Omeshi is thought as rather high-end kimono. It has some silver wefts which is one of the features of kimono made in early Showa, 1930s. In good condition. 124cm x 149cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1261688 (stock #11051)
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Unlined meisen kimono made in 1930s, in early Showa. The technique is hogushi-kasuri which is warp kasuri (ikat). The warps are roughly woven with temporary wefts and then stencil-dyed. The temporary wefts are removed while the real plain wefts are woven. The motifs are irises and streams. In excellent condition. 126cm x 147cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1261138 (stock #J297)
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$120
Portable candlestick made of thick wood. Probably made in Korea. It has nice hand carved touch. 20th century. Length: 40cm Diameter: 8.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1259257 (stock #11047)
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$90.00
One panel of boro futonji. The ground cloth as well as mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful quilting with cotton threads. It has some holes. Late 19th mid 20th century. 36cm x 141cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1259109 (stock #J292)
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$280.00
A round box with a lid made of bentwood (mage-mono or mage-wappa) and coated with urushi. The technique called "mage-mono or mage-wappa" is bending thin wood board such as Japanese cedar or Japanese cypress and bound with bark strips of the cherry tree or bamboo. This box has beautiful pattern of bark strips of the cherry tree which are binding the boards. It was used as a food container (bento-bako) when farmers went to fields. It has three parts, a lid, a round tray and a body...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1258247 (stock #11043)
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Akaso kasuri futonji which is handwoven of cotton for warps and asa (hemp) for wefts. It has double kasuri pattern and the brown color is vegetable brown. Probably produced in Nara prefecture, or Omi region in Shiga prefecture. Sewn by machine. In good condition but has some light stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 102cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1257732 (stock #11041)
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$160.00
Noren (curtain) made of handwoven asa (hemp) with hand-painted design of willow, stream and fish which are nice and cool motifs for summer. Generally in good condition except for a small hole. The green color faded from heavy washing. The first half of the 20th century. 102cm x 116cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1257551 (stock #J291)
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$190.00
Bamboo basket for flower arrangement handwoven of bamboo strips. It has a water container made of copper. In good condition but has a bamboo strip loose part on the rim of the boat . Late19th to mid 20th century. L:40cm W:19cm (10th photo) H:28cm Diameter of the container:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1257548 (stock #J290)
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A pair of foot lantern made of wood, bamboo and paper. The paper is replaced with new one. The handle is made of bamboo and the bobeche is made of copper. In excellent condition. With an original carton box. 20th century. The bottom: 18cm x 18cm H: 44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1256791 (stock #11038)
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$330.00
Sodenashi (vest) with beautiful sashiko (quilting) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth. Sashiko threads are also indigo dyed cotton. Used but in good condition. The first half of the 20th century. W:51cm (shoulder) L:70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1256320 (stock #J289)
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Andon (lantern) made of iron and paper. It has hand-carved rabbits and waves design and has an iron candle stand inside. In good condition. 20th century. H:70cm W&D:29cm x 29cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1256215 (stock #11036)
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$150.00
Cotton woman's han-juban with katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) on white ground. Cloth in the wrists are silk crepe with katazome and cloth under arms are gray silk crepe. In good condition except for some yellowish parts in the upper sleeve in the right and in the back. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 118cm x 61cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1256214 (stock #11035)
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$260.00
Large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) which is recycled from old hanten with shop's logos. It has many mending patches and countless small holes from heavy use. The first half of the 20th century. 156cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1255681 (stock #11031)
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$800.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) coat made of strips recycled from old cloth, such as kimono, futonji, furoshiki and so on for wefts. Warps are asa (hemp). It has beautiful mixed indigo color and stitches with hemp threads for strength under the neck and the arm holes. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 62.5cm x 110cm