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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 : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #982457 (stock #101108)
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This is a Kurume kasuri futon cover which is made of hand-woven and natural indigo dyed cotton. Kurume kasuri has been produced in Kurume city in Fukuoka prefecture in Kyushu since early 19th century. Geometric mosaic pattern and light indigo blue color are its characteristics. It has interesting shrine and geometric design. In excellent condition except for some light brownish stains near one of the hems ( 8th & 9th photos ). Late 19th century. 126cm x 220cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #982453 (stock #101107)
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$450.00
This is a noren ( curtain ) which is made of hand-woven cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has beautiful and elaborate katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). In excellent condition. Mid to late 19th century. 97cm x 146cm
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #980985 (stock #101106)
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This is a Buddhist monk's kesa made of silk gauze and silk gold brocade. It has wear and some rips and has stains in the lining. Late 19th to early 20th century. 200cm x 113cm
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #980288 (stock #101099)
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$150.00
This is a girl's under kimono hand-woven of wild silk ( yama mayu ) which makes natural stripe or check pattern. It has thick cotton lining. In excellent condition. Late 19th century. 77cm x 81cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #980057 (stock #101097)
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$390.00
This is a han-juban ( short under kimono ) made of Narumi-kongata cloth. Narumi-kongata is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) which looks like shibori ( tie-dyeing ). Shibori textile has been produced in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi prefecture since 17th century. Compared with time-consuming shibori textile, Narumi-kongata textile can be produced more amount in same pattern, however it needs elaborate plural paper stencils. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo...
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
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #965924 (stock #91061)
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This is a boro futon cover with many mending patches which are mostly hand-woven and natural indigo dyed cotton cloth such as stripes, plain, check, katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and tsutsugaki ( free-hand painting using rice paste as resist ). Early 20th century. 94cm x 161cm 37" x 5ft3.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #964225 (stock #91057)
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$250.00
This is a beautiful obi ( sash ) woven of silk threads in many colors which make amazing stripes. It is plain weaving and has rather thin texture and no lining. It has some bluish blurs in the white part, however in good condition as a whole considering it is vintage and used one. Early to mid 20th century. 28cm x 3m88cm 11" x 12ft9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #961771 (stock #91050)
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$170.00
This is a nobori ( a vertical banner ) with "oni" ( ogre, one kind of Japanese monsters ) which is hand-painted with sumi and pigments. The characteristics of oni are: one or two horns on the top of the head, fangs of the tiger, wearing a loin cloth made of tiger skin and it is very mighty. It has a few holes in the upper blue part and some stains, however in good condition as a whole. Late 19th or early 20th century. 36cm x 285cm 14.2" x 7ft28"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #960244 (stock #91044)
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This is a beautiful rug made of many pieces of asa ( hemp ) cloth which are hand-woven and natural indigo dyed. Probably it was produced in Tohoku region where cotton cultivation was difficult because of severely cold climate. It has stitches with hemp threads. In good condition. Late 19th century. 164cm x 151cm 64.6" x 59.4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #955379 (stock #91038)
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$170.00
This is a sakiori sodenashi ( vest ). Sakiori is a textile woven of shreds for wefts which are torn from old kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. This sodenashi is made of natural indigo dyed cotton shreds for wefts and cotton threads for warps. It is heavily used, so it has wear and rips on the piping. Early 20th century. 32.5cm x 60.5cm 12.8" x 23.8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #953990 (stock #91033)
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$250.00
This is a noragi ( farm wear ) made of cotton cloth with shibori and cotton jacquard. The beautiful shibori cloth was produced in Asamai region in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. Asamai region has been one of the producing places of shibori cloth since mid 19th century. The shibori techniques are Boshi shibori ( capped motifs ), Hira-nui maki-age shibori ( stitched & bound ) and Ori-nui shibori ( folded & stitched ). In excellent condition. Early to mid 20th century...