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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 #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
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