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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 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 : 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 : 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
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1284536 (stock #11139)
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Asa (hemp) woman's kimono with double ikat (kasuri) pattern and handwoven. It is commonly called "akaso kasuri" that has natural color ground and brown kasuri pattern. The akaso kasuri fabric is not woven these days. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 124cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1284100 (stock #11133)
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$90.00
Bag made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton with check pattern. It is recycled from old cloth, kimono or futonji (bedding). It has thick cotton lining so that things inside can be protected from damages. In excellent condition except for a mending patch. 20th century. 42cm x 59cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1283172
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$20.00
Katazome-mon-shi (woodblock print on Japanese paper) with mingei (folk art) motifs. It was first created by Serizawa Keisuke (1927~1984) who was a textile dyeing artist and a Living National Treasure. He was inspired by Okinawan Bingata, stencil-dyeing so much that he first created stencil-dyeing paper print in 1935...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1283170
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$20.00
Katazome-mon-shi (woodblock print on Japanese paper) with mingei (folk art) motifs. It was first created by Serizawa Keisuke (1927~1984) who was a textile dyeing artist and a Living National Treasure. He was inspired by Okinawan Bingata, stencil-dyeing so much that he first created stencil-dyeing paper print in 1935...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1283168
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$20.00
Katazome-mon-shi (woodblock print on Japanese paper) with mingei (folk art) motifs. It was first created by Serizawa Keisuke (1927~1984) who was a textile dyeing artist and a Living National Treasure. He was inspired by Okinawan Bingata, stencil-dyeing so much that he first created stencil-dyeing paper print in 1935...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1283141
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$20.00
Katazome Monshi (woodblock print on Japanese paper) with mingei (folk art) motifs. It was first created by Serizawa Keisuke (1927~1984) who was a textile dyeing artist and a Living National Treasure. He was inspired by Okinawan Bingata, stencil-dyeing so much that he first created stencil-dyeing paper print in 1935...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1283116 (stock #J312)
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$190.00
Wooden tray with hand-carved design. The place where it was made is unknown but it is possible Ainu's. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter:30cm Height:2.6cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1282285 (stock #11124)
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$50.00
These paper stencils are for dyeing probably for replaceable silk collar considering the size, or silk kimono. They have traditional design of natural motifs. The process of paper stencil making is that two to four sheets of thin kozo paper are pasted together with paste mixed with kakishibu (persimmon tannin). Then it is dried on a board and coated with kakishibu. The process is repeated several times and smoked in a chamber for several days so that it becomes thick and water proof...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1280104 (stock #11116)
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$30.00
Handmade Japanese paper with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern which has soft texture. The handmade Japanese paper was designated as the UNESCO intangible world heritage in 2014. It is generally made of bast fibers of "kozo" or "mitsumata" tree. It is soft but very strong. Dyed with natural brown color. In good condition but a bit of the color faded part from aging. 20th century. 92cm x 57cm 4 sheets available
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1279133 (stock #11110)
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Rare item from Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. Two pieces of cotton cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. Feather is spun together with wefts (said to be swan's) which looks like white kasuri cloth. Probably two pieces were sleeves of a kimono. 20th century. 36cm x 94cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1277431 (stock #11106)
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Girl's summer kimono made of asa (hemp) with kasuri pattern which is called "akaso kasuri" and it has not been woven these days. Generally in good condition, however it has some stains, dirty line in the shoulders and sleeves, and also some stains. Also, some of the brown kasuri parts are weak as the dye contains iron. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 128cm x 135cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1277234 (stock #11095)
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$200.00
Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are made of hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition except for some indigo bleeding in the belts. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 55cm x 53cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1277232 (stock #11105)
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$1,500.00
Man's boro kimono worn as a juban (under kimono). The ground cloth as well as all the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. The mending patches are plain, stripes, checks, katazome (stencil-dyeing) and kasuri. The age of the fragments are between the second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 128cm x 125cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1276342 (stock #11104)
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$90.00
Woman's work wear (noragi) made of hand-spun cotton with stripes. The lining is also handwoven zanshi-ori which is household textile woven of leftover yarns. It looks newly made, but the basting thread is asa (hemp) so that it might be old. In excellent condition. Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century. 122cm x 77cm