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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 : 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
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1276104 (stock #11101)
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Asa boro piece, probably a part of futonji or yogi. The ground cloth is handwoven and natural indigo dyed asa (hemp) with katazome (stencil-dyeing), asa-no-ha pattern. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 92cm x 101cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1275994 (stock #11099)
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$600.00
Tsushima asa kimono handwoven of hemp for wefts and brown stripes and white warps are cotton. Tsushima (Tsushima Islands) is located between Korea and Kyushu. Hemp had been grown and woven in the island, however it was banned in 1945 so that it is not woven since then. In excellent condition except for some light stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 124cm x 127cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1274880 (stock #11094)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of silk crepe fragments which are from 19th century, however it looks patch-worked later. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is made with patch-work with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ) 119cm x 117cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1273836 (stock #J307)
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Lantern made of wood frame and bottom coated with urushi, bamboo handle and paper. It is used for tea ceremony held at night. In excellent condition except for some stains in the paper. 20th century. 26.5cm x 26.5 x 29cm (35cm with handle) With original carton box.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1273819 (stock #J305)
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$280.00
Wood natsume (matcha container) with gorgeous gold makie in Rinpa design of waves and plovers. The plovers are "raden", design in mother-of-pearl inlay. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter:7cm Height:8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1273809 (stock #J303)
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$450.00
Oribe tea bowl (matcha jawan) by Kato Jyuemon (1894~1974) who was born in Gifu prefecture and was identified as intangible cultural heritage of Gifu prefecture in 1958. He was inspired with Mino Momoyama pottery and made varieties of pottery with traditional technique such as Shino, Kiseto, Oribe, Mino etc. 20th century. In excellent condition with silk crepe shihuku (bag)and original box with sign. 14cm x 11cm x 7.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1270058 (stock #11085)
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Okuso-zakkuri, a noragi hanten woven of hemp waste for wefts which is by-product of hemp thread making. Warps are hemp threads. It has beautiful sashiko (stitches) in the shoulders for strength. The collar and sleeves are indigo-dyed cotton cloth. In excellent condition except for a hole in the lower back (1.5cm x 1.5cm). The first half of the 20th century. 122cm x 81cm
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