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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 : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1336054 (stock #J367)
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$280.00
Wooden shishi-gashira (lion's head) which is worn in the ritual performance of shishimai (lion dance) in the festivals or on the New Year's Day. Shishimai is originated in China which mimics the movement of the lion, however it is the imaginary lion. This one comes with cotton cloth for the lion dance with letters Showa 29 (1954) and the name of the person who made it or dedicated it to a shrine. In good condition but the coth has much damage. W:23cm L:13.5cm H:18cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1335415 (stock #11446)
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$150.00
Very large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with sashiko (quilting)which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. Sashiko is for decoration as well as for strength. In excellent condition except for some small holes. Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century. 170cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1335088 (stock #J366)
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$150.00
Set of 5 small urushi plates made of wood which has handpainted design motif of banana leaves with black urushi and a snail with gold urushi. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Diameter:11cm H:2.7cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1335083 (stock #11445)
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$90.00
Man's cotton kimono (yukata) with geometric katazome (stencil-resist dyeing). In excellent condition except for some stains in the fromt hems. 20th century. 124cm x 130cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1334833 (stock #11444)
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$90.00
Fragment of Edo kosode, womans kimono whose ground cloth is rinzu (figured silk). It has embroidered flowers and kata-kanoko which is katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) imitating small round shibori pattern called "kanoko-shibori". It has wear and holes. Edo period. 31cm x 26cm Framed with paper.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1334832 (stock #12443)
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$220.00
Momoyama style asa (hemp) kimono with beautiful shibori design. The features of the Momoyama style kimono are: wide body and narrow sleeves that means width of the sleeves are half width of the panel in the back. Probably this kimono was used for a stage such as No drama. In good condition except for some light bleeding of the shibori colors and brownish color in the neck. 20th century. W:126cm L:137cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1334621 (stock #12442)
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$280.00
Woman's cotton shibori kimono (yukata). Made of rather thick cotton. In excellent condition except for light beige line in the neck. The first half of the 20th century. W:128cm L:132cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1334551 (stock #12441)
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Yu-age which is made of indigo dyed cotton with tsutsuhaki auspicious motif. There was a custom in San-in district when married daughter had a baby, her parents prepared items such as yu-age (towel), ko-oi-obi (baby sling), mutsuki (diaper) and ashi-fuki (foot towel). They are called "mago goshirae". This is a yu-age used when a newborn baby had the first bath. It has red color in the corner dyed with akane (madder) or benibana (safflower) as red color was believed to expel evil. Baby's eye and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1334542 (stock #12440)
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$300.00
Kirecho (sample book of fragments) with kinran (gold brocade), ginran (silver brocade), karaori (Chinese weaving) etc. which are from 19th century (late Edo to Meiji period). It has 26 pages with 65 fragments in various measurements. Generally in good condition but the covers have some wear and damage. 30.5cm x 24.5cm x 3.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1334178 (stock #12439)
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$100.00
Four pieces of cloth which used to be summer woman's kimono. The cloth is called "kinu-kobai" whose ground cloth is silk and fine check pattern is cotton. The spiral fake shibori patterns are katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing). Long pieces are for body part and have 10cm slits for the neck. In excellent condition. 20th century. 39cm x 2m78cm (body), 39cm x 132cm (sleeves)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1333725 (stock #12438)
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$380.00
Jinbaori (samurai's war coat worn over armors) made of wool imported from Europe for outside, silk brocade imported from China for lapels and wasarasa (Japanese cotton print) made of hand-spun cotton for the lining. Red wool also imported from Europe is used for the patchwork crest and design in the back. The metal button has an interesting design with "hichiyo-mon" and "DOUBLE GILT" in the back. The yellow wool and silk brocade lapels have many damages and all the pipings are lost but the wasar...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1333421 (stock #12437)
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$100.00
Cotton hanten with katazome check pattern and kanji character "Bei" or "Kome" in the back. It has brown cotton inside of the wrist holes. It might have been made for a shop or sales promotion. Used but in good condition. Sewn by machine. 134cm x 86cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1333420 (stock #12436)
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$90.00
Cotton hanten with katazome check pattern and kanji character "Bei" or "Kome" in the back. It has brown cotton inside of the wrist holes. It might have been made for a shop or sales promotion. Used but in good condition. Sewn by machine. 20th century. 134cm x 69cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1333137 (stock #J364)
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$20.00
Miniature Torii, shrine gates made of very thin metal, probably iron. The usage is not clear, but it is said they are votive offerings for a shrine, however name of the shrine or age is unknown. They have nice rust and one of them lost one metal. Very thin less than 1mm. 11.5cm x 18.5cm Probably 19th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1333013 (stock #J362)
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$100.00
Very rare and unusual item. The insteps are made of rice straw, The soles are hemp rope studded with nails, the inner soles have thin hairy animal skin and cotton velvet straps. The strap divides toes inside. The piping is made of cotton. Generally in good condition but not good for practical use. The first half of the 20th century. L:24cm W:8.5cm H:7.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1333008 (stock #12435)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of several kinds of silk cloth which are recycled from old kimono. They are: benibana-dyed silk crepe, plain weave silk with shibori (tie-dyeing), silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist dyeing). The lining is thin white cotton. In excellent condition except for a small stain in the upper part of the right sleeve. Late 19th to early 20th century. 122cm x 57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1332738 (stock #J361)
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$180.00
Yuki-boushi (snow hood) made of palm, worn in case of snow. Palm is lighter weight compared with rice straw and waterproof. It has indigo dyed cotton inside. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. W:43cm L:59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1332730 (stock #12434)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of fragments of choma (ramie) which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn except that some fragments have original machine stitches. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork 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 ). In g...