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: Haruko Watanabe Home
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1293649 (stock #11204)
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$160.00
Cotton shibori man's kimono with beautiful design. The lower square shibori with a fish design means "fish market" and the shibori kanji letter in the soulder also means fish so that it may be ordered as a uniform for the workers there for the festival or events. It looks hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 129cm x 138cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1293645 (stock #J326)
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$250.00
Wooden black urushi small desk whose both ends of the top board are elegantly and slightly curved. It is said that originally it is for protecting an ink brush from falling. In excellent condition except for unnoticeable scratches and a few chips on the top board. 20th century. 32.5cm x 54.5cm x 16.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1293557 (stock #J325)
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Small wooden (kiri, paulownia) drawer coated with red urushi and has beautiful gold makie in front. It also has nice metal fitting for ornament as well as reinforcement. The drawers have green silk lining. In good condition, no distortion except for some stains in gold makie, some chips on the edge and urushi came off in the bottom. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 16.5cm x 17.5cm x 21.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1293444 (stock #11203)
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$150.00
Three panels of mosquito net made of asa (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has originally green color, dyed with indigo and vegetable yellow, however it is heavily washed so that it has beautiful faded color and many mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 99cm x 184cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1293443 (stock #J324)
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$180.00
Shima-cho, a sample book of fragments of woven textiles which are cotton as well as silk, or mixed. It has not only stripes but also checks and kasuri (ikat) patterns. Amazing 37 pages and 917 fragments. The ground paper is handmade thick Japanese paper. It has 5 blank pages. In good condition. The age ranges from late 19th to mid 20th century. 18.5cm x 26.5cm x 2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1293328 (stock #J323)
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Design sample book of fukusa (gift cover) which is woodblock printed. It has 30 designs, mostly used on happy occasions except for the 5th photo, the lotus flower motif. Generally in good condition. Printed in Meiji 34 (1902) in Kyoto. 18cm x 25cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1293264 (stock #J322)
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$70.00
Woodblock prints of "koshi noshime" design book which has design in the waist part. Noshime kimono was the formal kimono worn under kamishimo by samurai in Edo period, or by Noh drama and kyogen performer under suo or mizugoromo these days. These 30 designs are probably for woman's kimono. It was printed in Meiji 34 (1902) in Kyoto. In good condition. 18cm x 25cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1293169 (stock #111202)
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$580.00
Asa (hemp) boy's festive kimono whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has free-hand painted (Yuzen-zome) turtle and bamboo design in the waist part. The upper and the lower boundary lines are made by kasuri (ikat). This kind of kimono is called "noshime" which has design in the waist part. Noshime kimono was the formal kimono worn under kamishimo by samurai in Edo period, or by Noh drama and kyogen performer under suo or mizugoromo these days...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1293155 (stock #11201)
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Rare futonji made of hand-spun cotton. It has katazome (stencil-dyeing) karakusa pattern, dyed with natural brown color and also tsutsugaki (free-hand drawing with rice paste for resist) crest, dyed with natural indigo. Generally in good condition except for dozen mending patches and some holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 136cm x 168cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1292767 (stock #J321)
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$70.00
"Hinagata", a design sample book of formal kimono which has 30 woodblock prints. The designs are in the lower part of kimono, called "suso-moyo". The motifs are traditional designs of the scenery, plants, flowers etc. In good condition. Woodblock printed in Kyoto in Meiji 35 (1903) 16.5cm x 24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1292761 (stock #J320)
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$70.00
"Moyo Hinagata", a sample book of kimono designs whose motifs are traditional and seasonal scenery, events, plants etc. It has 16 designs printed in Meiji 29 (1897) in Kyoto. It was printed in Meiji, but they still keep up the designs of the Edo kosode kimono. In good condition. 16.5cm x 24cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292579 (stock #11200)
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Ojiya-chijimi woman's summer kimono produced in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. It has been woven since early Edo period (early 17th century). It is woven with choma (ramie) and wefts are tightly twisted so that it gives shrinkage on the surface, like crepe. It has large cross kasuri pattern which is double ikat. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 148.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292497 (stock #11199)
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Han-juban, a short under kimono. The fabric is not clear, probably raw silk crepe. The wefts are tightly twisted. It has uncommon katazome (stencil-dyeing) on both sides whose motif is chrysanthemum. Generally in good condition but has some mending patches near the under arms. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 63cm x 63.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292487 (stock #11197)
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$90.00
Asa (hemp) ase-hajiki which is a short under kimono worn in hot summer. It is handwoven of hemp whose warps are crossed so that it has much space for the air and makes a wearer feel cooler. Dyed with natural indigo. Ase-hajiki was mainly worn in Tohoku district. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 60cm x 52.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1292318 (stock #11196)
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$110.00
One panel of sakiori cloth whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 33cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292124 (stock #11195)
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$450.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has beautiful hand stitching (sashiko) in the top of the back, in the shoulders and in the both sides. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th mid 20th century. 59cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292123 (stock #11194)
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$290.00
Boro sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has cloth with hand stitched sashiko in the top of the back. 49cm x 63cm Late 19th to mid 20th century. The natural indigo color faded and has much wear and breaks.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1292005 (stock #11193)
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$750.00
Boro futonji with many mending patches. It is made of the fabric called "Ojiya chijimi" woven in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. It is handwoven of choma (ramie) and the wefts are tightly twisted so that it gives the cloth shrinkage (chijimi). The mending is neatly and well done. 20th century. 97cm x 196cm