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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 1980 item #1268119 (stock #11084)
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$250.00
Silk man's juban (under kimono) with hand-painted "ronin" motif who is a masterless samurai. His typical outfit is "kinagashi" style without hakama (pants) and put on "sugegasa" which is a braided hat of straw (sedge). It has a poem but unreadable. In excellent condition. 20th century. 142cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1268118 (stock #11083)
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Boro asa (hemp) cloth whose warps and wefts look hand-plied. Dyed with natural indigo and has beautiful faded indigo blue. It has wear, holes and jointing seams. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 57cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1266585 (stock #11079)
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$200.00
Hanten with the shop's logotype. It is written "futomono-sho" in the front lapel meaning a shop for cotton or hemp textiles. A shop for silk textiles is called "gofuku-sho". It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition and looks almost new. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 124cm x 79cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1266245 (stock #11071)
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Woman's juban (under kimono) made of plain weave silk fragments which are old meisen cloth, lining cloth for haori and so on. All the fragments are sewn by hand. It has hand-stitched embroidery of waves and appliqued plovers in the lower front. It was worn in winter as it has thin silk floss in between. In excellent condition except for a few stains and some sparkled tiny moth holes in the lower back. Late 19th mid 20th century. 124cm x 132cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1266144 (stock #11069)
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$140.00
Meisen haori with traditional geometric pattern called "matsukawa-bishi" which is weft kasuri. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. It has lining which is plain weave silk with beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) flower pattern...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1266135 (stock #11067)
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$80.00
Meisen haori with double ikat patten which is wood and cloud motif. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. This one has woods motif with double ikat patten. It has palin weave silk lining with beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) flower pattern...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1265543 (stock #11064)
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$90.00
Pants made of hemp whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. The belts are made of indigo-dyed cotton cloth. In excellent condition except for many black spots. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:84cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1262085 (stock #11054)
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$90.00
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 : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1261138 (stock #J297)
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$120.00
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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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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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 #1257732 (stock #11041)
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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 1940 item #1256214 (stock #11035)
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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 .
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1255671 (stock #11030)
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$390.00
Pilgrim's hanten made of gray cotton with Sanscrit letters which are the symbols of the Buddhas. And also "Omine-san" in kanji letters which is located in Nara prefecture. It has been the hallow mountain and the center of the ascetic training, called shugen-do. This hanten has printed images of "En-no-gyosha, a founder of the shugen-do and "Fudo" in the back. In good condition except for light stains. It comes with an original sash. The first half of 20th century. 130cm x 95cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1254388 (stock #11020)
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$90.00
Obi (sash) for a summer kimono. It is made of black silk gauze whose warps are crossed. It has woven pattern, shells with sea weeds called "miru". It is woven of blue silk threads, dark red urushi coated threads, gold and silver threads on black ground. Generally in good condition except for some rips in sides. The first half of the 20th century. 31.5cm x 3m88cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1254356 (stock #11019)
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$150.00
Silk obi (sash) for a kimono with woven pattern. It has same design on both sides. In good condition except for a few light stains (not noticeable). The first half of the 20th century. 33cm x 3m96cm