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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 1930 item #818761 (stock #8667)
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$180.00
This is an silk haori with beautiful tree design which is hand-painted. The lining is also beautiful. In excellent condition. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 125cm x 86cm 49" x 34"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #927155 (stock #9948)
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$190.00
This is a beautiful woman's summer kimono made of silk crepe. It has bold bamboo leaves pattern which is kata-yuzan ( stencil-printed and direct-dyeing ) and clouds ( by shadowing method ). In excellent condition and looks hardly worn. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 126cm x 146cm 49.6" x 57.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1183603 (stock #10765)
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$190.00
This is a noren ( curtain ) made of shina-fu which is the bast fiber taken from the bark of the shina tree. The shina tree grows widely in Japan and shina-fu had been woven since ancient time, however it is woven only in Yamagata or Niigata prefecture these days. This noren has katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ) noshime design. In excellent condition. 20th century. 67cm x 60cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1146814 (stock #10648)
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$190.00
This is a cotton shop hanten with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) shop's logo and owner's name. The katazome in the lower body is unique with sprinkled small pattern. In excellent condition. The former half of the 20th century. 128cm x 101cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #925605 (stock #9940)
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$190.00
This is a boy's festive kimono made of cotton and it has eagle and pine tree design which are free hand-painting and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). It has also sparrow design which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) In excellent condition except for some stains. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1940s ) 66cm x 88cm 26" x 34.6"
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 : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1288024 (stock #J317)
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$190.00
Akebi vine basket used in the field or in the mountain. It is from Tohoku (East-North) district. It has a rope made of cotton strips recycled from old cotton cloth such as kimono or futonji. In excellent condition. 20th century. w:49cm H:30cm
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 #1296503 (stock #11221)
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$200.00
Four pieces of cotton velvet with motifs of Gion or Gion matsuri in Kyoto. Clockwise from the top left: 1.Gissha and pine tree, 40.5cm x 31cm 2. Chidori and skewered dumplings, 31cm x 37cm 3.Yasaka Tower and moon, 26.5cm x 40cm 4.Naginata-boko, a float with a long-handled sword on the roof, of the Gion Matsuri held in July, 35cm x 34.5cm Generally in good condition but some silver or gold parts have wrinkled lines. 20th century.
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 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 1950 item #649769 (stock #7315)
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$210.00
Beautiful tie-dyeing cotton futon cover dyed with indigo. In excellent condition. Early Showa era. 120cm x 146cm 47.2"x57.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #818766 (stock #8668)
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$220.00
This is an extraordinary silk haori with bold design of maple leaves and square paper. In excellent condition except for some stains ( not very noticeable ) and both sleeves in front have jointing seams. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 126cm x 97cm 50" x 38"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1179213 (stock #J226)
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$220.00
This is an iron kettle with a spare ceramic lid which is originally a sake ( Japanese wine ) warmer, but it can be used as a tea pot. The ceramic lid has hand-painted picture by Heian Shunpou ( another name Inoue Shunpou ), an artist in Kyoto. In excellent condition. 20th century. H:27cm L:27cm Diameter of the body:12.7cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1200950 (stock #10835)
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$220.00
This is an obi (sash) cloth with Bingata pattern. Bingata is the traditional dyeing technique which can trace back to 13th century. It is originated from the dyeing for the formal and ceremonial kimono for the women in the Ryukyu royal family in Okinawa Islands. Only the royal and warrior (samurai) class were allowed to wear Bingata in old days...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1154535 (stock #10678)
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$220.00
This is a nobori made of cotton cloth with hand-painted Shōki and oni (ogre). The nobori with pictures of worriors has been flied on the Tango-no-Sekku ( the boy's festival ) since mid Edo period (18th century). The pigment colors are faded but in good condition. The former half of the 20th century. 107cm x 242cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1152927 (stock #10671)
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$220.00
This is a L size kome-bukuro ( rice bag ) made of many kinds of hand-spun cotton with katazome, stripes and checks. Komebukuro was used when people dedicated rice to shrines or they exchange it as gifts. In good condition but has several mending patches. The former half of the 20th century. 80cm x 52cm ( when it is flat )
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1005956 (stock #10200)
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$220.00
This is a "ro", horizontal silk gauze kimono with fence design. The fence is called "shibagaki" which is made of shrubs. White lines are katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and colors are added by hand. Early to mid 20th century. In excellent condition except for the reddish color breeding in the left breast area. 130cm x 147cm