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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #992747 (stock #10145)
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$330.00
Rare item. This is a beautiful white kasuri child's summer kimono which is made of hand-spun ( twined ) hemp and dyed with natural indigo. Produced in Omi in Shiga prefecture near Kyoto. In good condition. Late 19th or early 20th century. 106cm x 108cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #991847 (stock #10143)
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$90.00
This is a cloth for an obi ( sash ) made of thick silk crepe with dazzling curved stripe pattern in bright purple ground and yellow. The curved stripes are katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 35cm x 5m66cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #991844 (stock #10142)
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$120.00
This is a cloth for an obi ( sash ) made of silk gold brocade. It has 60% of pattern of the cloth ( roku-tsū obi ) and 40% is plain, without pattern. The ground is beautiful gold color and the karakusa pattern is woven of gold threads and colorful ones. The 6th and 7th photos are backside. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 34.7cm x 4m76cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #989698 (stock #10137-2)
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$10137.00
This is a juban ( under kimono ) for #10137-1 kimono. The dark blue part is made of same thick silk crepe as outer kimono but the upper body and sleeves are made of plain silk with beautiful dot design. In good condition except for some sparkled moth holes ( 1~2mm ) in the plain silk part. Early 20th century. 126cm x 147cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #989697 (stock #10137-1)
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$10137.00
This is a woman's semi formal kimono made of thick silk crepe. It has free-hand drawn plant design in the lower hem outside as well as inside. In excellent condition. Early 20th century. 128cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #989508 (stock #10135)
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$180.00
This is a juban ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of pieces of cloth such as silk crepe, pongee silk, wool muslin, cotton flannel, figured silk satin and so on. The techniques are: tie-dyeing, katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), Yuzen-zome ( hand-painted using rice paste as resist ). The red wool muslin in the back as well as in the upper front has some moth holes, but in good condition as a whole. Late 19th century. 124cm x 134cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #989079 (stock #10134)
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This is a kataginu made of hand-spun asa ( hemp ). It is worn with hakama ( bottom ) by samurai over kimono in summer. We call a set of kataginu and hakama, "kamishimo" which was a formal wear of samurai. In excellent condition. Edo period ( 18th or 19th century ). 70cm x 83cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #989076 (stock #10133)
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This is a kataginu made of hand-spun asa ( hemp ). It is worn with hakama ( bottom ) by samurai over kimono in summer. We call a set of kataginu and hakama, "kamishimo" which was a formal wear of samurai. In excellent condition. Edo period ( 18th or 19th century ). 70cm x 83cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #987347 (stock #10127)
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This is a baby's kimono which is made of cotton with wa-sarasa pattern. Wa-sarasa ( Japanese chintz ) is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) on cotton cloth. It has thick cotton lining, so it was worn in winter. In excellent condition. Early 20th century. 85cm x 87cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #985734 (stock #J117)
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This is a beautiful andon, lantern made of wood and coated with red urushi ( Japanese lacquer ). It has two circles and each one has Japanese paper half pasted and one of them can turn so that the light source can be controlled. In good condition but has some chips and scratches. The Japanese paper is replaced with new one. 19th century. Height:86cm Diameter:32cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #984011 (stock #10122)
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$120.00
This is a piece of noh drama costume which is called "Choken". Choken is made of silk gauze or weft silk gauze with woven designs with gold and colored threads. It is worn by a dancer or noble man in the noh stage. This choken has woven design of Hagi ( Japanese clover ) and Nadeshiko ( Dianthus ) with gold threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 40cm x 160cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #983329 (stock #10118)
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$120.00
This is a girl's juban ( under kimono ) made of silk with elaborate shibori ( tie-dyeing ) and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pattern. Both sleeves are made of silk crepe with shibori pattern. In excellent condition. Early to mid 20th century. 100cm x 99cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #982660 (stock #101110)
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$350.00
This is a futon cover with mending patches. The ground is hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and has beautiful shibori patterns. The shibori technique is Ori-nui shibori ( folded & stitched ). In good condition. Early to mid 20th century. 91cm x 180cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #981382 (stock #J115)
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This is a portable lantern called "Odawara chochin" which is made of copper, bamboo strips and Japanese paper coated with kaki-shibu ( persimmon juice ) for water-proof. It has beautiful copper metalwork. In good condition except for two scorch holes in the paper. 19th century. Length when it is extended: 19cm Diameter of the copper: 12.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #981381 (stock #J114)
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$190.00
This is a portable candle stand made of iron. It has beautiful patina but has wear and chip, too. 19th century. Length: 23cm Height: 13cm Diameter of the plate: 13cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #981380 (stock #J113)
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This is a beautiful andon( lantern ) which is made of wood and coated with brown urushi ( japanese lacquer ). The light source was oil or a candle in old days, but a light bulb is replaced for this one. You can see the prominent craftsmanship of wood, especially in the round cover. In excellent condition. Mid to late 19th century. Height: 62.5cm Diameter of the cover: 26cm Diameter of the bottom: 18cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #980296 (stock #101101)
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This is a Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa ( linen ) and all hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is made with patch-work 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 ). This one is made of fragments of asa which are old cloth and has three mending patches which look done in later time...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #974895 (stock #101084)
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$180.00
This is a chu-ya obi ( sash ). "Chu-ya" means "day and night" and chu-ya obi is a sash which has two different designs and textiles in both sides. It has beautiful embroidery of wisteria and cherry blossom motifs on beige satin ground and bright color katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) flowers on thick silk crepe ground. It has light patina and a few stains on beige ground side, however the silk crepe side is in excellent condition. Early to mid 20th century. 32.5cm x 4m