Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori GALLERY TSUMUGI
"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: www.contemporary-design-kimono.com
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1282822 (stock #11128)
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$180.00
Rare item. A pair of heel covers made of hand-spun cotton. It has sashiko (quilting) with cotton thread. They are from Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district located in the northernmost of Honshu. It has wear and holes. Late 19th to mid 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1282819 (stock #11127)
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$1,200.00
Hanten made of 4 to 5 layers of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton cloth which are recycled from old kimono or futonji. It is from Aomori prefecture in Tohoku which is located in the northernmost of the Honshu. In old days, cotton was cultivated only in warmer districts in Japan so that it was precious in Tohoku and other Japan Sea side districts. They kept even small pieces of cotton and used them for mending or made up one noragi and so on. The quilting threads are hemp...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1282419 (stock #11126)
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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 #1282288 (stock #11125)
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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 #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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1281645 (stock #11123)
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$150.00
Cape made of cotton kasuri on one side and cotton stripe on the other which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It is called "maru-gappa" or "hiki-mawashi". It was worn on the occasion of travel. The word "kappa" came from Portuguese "capa". The Portuguese first came to Japan ca. 17th century. The piping is made of handwoven hemp. Generally in good condition but kasuri side has a mending patch and a hole. The stripe side has wear and several holes...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1281642 (stock #11122)
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$90.00
One panel of boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are all hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. The mending stitches are also indigo dyed cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 33.5cm x 136cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1281012 (stock #J311)
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$100.00
Wooden candle with a copper hook and candle plate holder with an owner's name. In good condition but has some dirt and the jointing part of the candle holder and the wood is a bit loose. 19th century. L:59cm W of the top:5.5cm W of the bottom:7.5cm Thickness:1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1280771 (stock #J310)
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$80.00
Handmade bamboo basket which has urushi or kakishibu (persimmon juice) coated paper lining. Generally in good condition but has some minor cuts and some tiny chips in the lining. 19th century. Diameter:31cm Height:7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1280770 (stock #11117)
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$800.00
Large nobori, vertical banner post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for wishing each boy in the family grow up healthy and strong. This one has a motif of old tale "Ushiwaka-maru and Benkei". Benkei used to be a Buddhist soldier but was ousted from the temple because he was very rowdy. He decided to rob and collect 1000 swords from people. One day he encountered Ushiwaka-maru on the Gojo Big Bridge in Kyoto and assaulted him to rob the last sword, but he lost...
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1280017 (stock #11114)
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$80.00
Large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of handwoven thick asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. It has the owner's name and a crest hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It has two mending patches and wear. Meiji period (1868~1912) 130cm x 120cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1279135 (stock #11111)
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Sold. Thank you.
A pair of gloves made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton and has sashiko (quilting) for strength with white cotton thread. It was handmade by a woman for farm work in Nagano prefecture. In good condition. 20th century. Length 24cm
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 #1277432 (stock #11108)
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$50.00
Maekake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton with kasuri pattern. It has a hand-spun cotton belt with beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) pattern. It looks almost new. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 99.5cm x 65cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1277431 (stock #11106)
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$150.00
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