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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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1330903 (stock #J360)
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$100.00
Ashimoto-andon (foot lantern) made of bamboo holder and wood frame with tame-nuri which is clear urushi coated on the brown urushi. It is originally used at the tea ceremony held at night and put in the tea ceremony garden. In excellent condition with an original carton box except for two sides of the washi have light beige color because of aging. 1960s to 1980s. The bottom: 18cm x 18cm Height with the handle: 37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1330677 (stock #12416)
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$100.00
Hanko-tanna which was rolled around a woman's face leaving part of eyes open when she worked in the field. It protected her from sunbeam, insects or the cold. It was used in Akita and Yamagata prefecture. It is made of cotton and has shibori pattern and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except for one rip in the hem. The first half of the 20th century. 34cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1330676 (stock #12415)
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Cotton futonji with rare shibori bird motif. It is heavily used and washed. It has some blackish stains and brown parts. 12 mending patches in the back of the birds. The first half of the 20th century. 124cm x 169cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1330492 (stock #12413)
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Cotton woman's kimono (yukata) with mokume-shibori (wood grain) dyed with indigo. In excellent condition and looks very new. 1970s or later. 130cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1330491 (stock #12412)
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$280.00
Part of futonji with many mending patches which are old katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing). The ground cloth with spiral pattern as well as mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. All sewing threads are indigo dyed cotton. The second half of the 19th century. 64cm x 136cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1330063 (stock #12411)
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Cotton futonji with hand-drawn tsutsugaki tea utensil motif, which is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has tea utensils such as tea kettle, furnace, flower vase, fan, stone tea mill, tea whisk and so on. Futonji with tea utensils was mainly made in Sanuki in Kagawa Pref., Izumo in Shimane Pref., Iyo in Ehime Pref. where the tea ceremony has been popular. In excellent condition with indigo cotton frame except for many cotton dust in the back. Meiji period (1868~1912) 147cm x 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1330058 (stock #12409)
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Kamiko han-gappa made of washi, Japanese hand-made paper which is coated with wood oil for waterproof. The lining is also made of wash and coated with kaki-shibu, persimmon tannin which is also for waterproof. This kind of han-gappa was popular among traveling medicine merchants from Etchu in Toyama prefecture who were known as "Toyama-no-kusuri-uri". The collar has indigo dyed cotton lining. In excellent condition except for a minor rips in the lower part in the right front sleeve and folded pa...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1329439 (stock #12408)
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$1,800.00
Sakkuri which is handwoven of hemp thread for warps and "okuso" for wefts. Okuso is by-product when hemp thread is made. It is not strong enough for warps. "O" means hemp and "kuso" means waste. This sodenashi (vest) has beautiful stitchwork with hemp thread in the upper body together with hand-spun cotton lining. It also has indigo dyed cotton cloth in the lower armholes and the collar belt with stitchwork with white cotton thread. It is from Ishikawa Pref. or Fukui Pref. located along the Jap...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1329119 (stock #12407)
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$110.00
Long cloth made of several kinds of cotton cloth which are mostly hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It is a lining for obi (sash). It has some mending patches and wear. The first half of the 20th century. 28cm x 3m20cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1328961 (stock #12406)
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$120.00
Boro shikimono made of many fragments of indigo dyed cotton, some are hand-spun and some are machine-spun. The second half of the 20th century. 92cm x 170cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1328953 (stock #12405)
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$80.00
Asa (hemp) Omi kasuri woman's kimono. Omi is a region in Shiga prefecture near Kyoto. Generally in good condition but holes in the lower front panel (it is hidden under the over layer when it is worn). Late 19th to early 20th century. 118cm x 131cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1328815 (stock #12404)
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Asa (hemp) baby's kimono with hand-painted yuzen-zome treasure motif. It is worn on the occasion when parents visiting a shrine for celebrating the baby's birth and wishing the baby's healthy growth after one month from the birthday (Omiya-mairi). It covers the baby being hold by the grand-mother (not by the mother by the old custom), not worn as an usual kimono. The decorative stitches in the top of the belts in front are kind of charms. Warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It has thin cotton...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1328754 (stock #12403)
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$900.00
Bashofu (banana fiber) kimono with kasuri pattern. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. Making basho fiber takes many steps and only 20gm fibers from one basho tree so that about 200 trees, or less, are needed for one kimono. The kasuri threads are dyed with juice from bark of 'sharin-bai' which belongs to the rose family and evergreen bushy tree. This kimono looks remade from old kimono (probably the second half of the 19th C) and heavily worn. It has a mending patch, wear and some stains and o...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1328433 (stock #12402)
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$150.00
Figured silk juban, under kimono with bold shibori spiral pattern. It has cotton lining. Generally in good condition except for some stains and moth holes in the front panel made of wool muslin. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1328287 (stock #12401)
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Noren, a shop curtain made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with kakishibu (persimmon juice). In good condition. All hand-sewn. Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century. 128cm x 134cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1328285 (stock #12400)
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Man's haori (jacket) which is handwoven pongee silk with fine kasuri pattern. It is called 'Ai-Oshima' which was produced in Amami-Oshima and dyed with doro-ai, mud indigo. It has beautiful lining with shibori hyotan (gourd) motif. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 138cm x 114cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1327655 (stock #J359)
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$350.00
Mino (straw raincoat) hand-woven of rice straw or other weed. It is for more ornamental use than pratical use such as on the occasion of wedding or ceremony. It is from Yamagat Pref. in Tohoku district. In excellent condition except for one hole. Te second half of the 20th century. 103cm x 78cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1327652 (stock #12398)
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$120.00
Yose-gire han-juban (short under kimono) made of many kinds of silk fragments which are:silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist dyeing), shibori, plain, checks and stripes with wild silk, figured silk, wool muslin and so on. The lining is hand-spun cotton. It has some parts where fragments are lost and many small moth holes especially in the wool muslin. Late 19th to early 20th century. 62cm x 60cm