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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: www.contemporary-design-kimono.com
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1020234 (stock #10236)
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$80.00
This is a silk meisen Haori which is heiyo-gasuri. As for the heiyo-gasuri, warps and wefts are stencil printed separately and then machine-woven. Heiyo-gasuri made it possible to make more vivid, colorful and free design. It has reddish brown flowers with gray and yellow in beige ground. It has silk lining with beautiful stencil-printed flowers pattern and hand-braided cords in front. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 128cm x 78cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1020203 (stock #10233)
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$80.00
This is a silk meisen kimono which is yokoso-kasuri. As for the yokoso-kasuri, wefts are hand-tied, stencil printed or board-clamp dyed and then machine-woven. The warps of this kimono are green and red threads. It has colorful geometric design with roses ( or camellia? ). In good condition except for a few moth holes near the wrist in one of the front sleeves and the white cotton lining has sparse light spots. Mid 20th century. 124cm x 143.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1018865 (stock #10231)
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$80.00
This is a silk meisen kimono which is heiyo-gasuri. As for the heiyo-gasuri, warps and wefts are stencil printed separately and then machine-woven. Heiyo-gasuri made it possible to make more vivid, colorful and free design. This one has beautiful flower and cloud motif. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 124cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1016532 (stock #10224)
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This is a large komebukuro ( rice bag ) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable brown color. Komebukuro was used when people exchange rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It has check, stripe and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pattern. It has beautiful natural indigo dyed asa ( hemp ) cord. 19th century. In good condition except for a few mending patches. Size when it is flat: 77.5cm x 52cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1014181 (stock #10163)
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This is a futon cover with butterfly and karakusa pattern which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). It is made of hand-woven and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has same katazome pattern on both sides. In excellent condition without any holes nor wear. Late 19th to early 20th century. 126cm x 157cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1012283 (stock #10214)
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$150.00
This is a silk kimono with bold hand-painted sparrow design. It was probably worn on the stage. It has some color faded spots and parts and also stains in the back sleeves, however in good condition as a whole. Early 20th century. 134cm x 178cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1010738 (stock #10210)
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$100.00
This is a han-juban made of hand-spun cotton cloth. The warp threads are dyed with natural indigo. It has beautiful silk crepe han-eri ( collar ) with hand-painted flower design. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 62cm x 73cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1009553 (stock #10204)
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$230.00
This is a set of boy's stage kimono for Kabuki or traditional Japanese dance. Kabuki is one of the traditional performing arts which is performed only by male actors. It was very popular in late 16th century and has been so till these days. This is a full set of kimono, han-juban ( under kimono ),kataginu & hakama ( kamishimo ) and a pair of tabi ( socks ). Kamishimo has "Takara-zukushi" design which were appliqued...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1008048 (stock #10202)
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This is a han-juban ( short under kimono )called "ase-hajiki" which literally means "sweat shedder" in Japanese. It is made of hand-woven asa ( hemp ) and warps are crossed ( it is called "mojiri ori" ). It is dyed with natural indigo and produced in Tohoku district ( North-east ). The sleeves are made of white cotton cloth. In good condition. Late 19th century. 89cm x 74cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1005956 (stock #10200)
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$220.00
This is a "ro", horizontal silk gauze kimono with fence design. The fence is called "shibagaki" which is made of shrubs. White lines are katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and colors are added by hand. Early to mid 20th century. In excellent condition except for the reddish color breeding in the left breast area. 130cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1005432 (stock #10198)
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$170.00
This is a gorgeous gold brocade obi ( sash ) for formal kimono. It is Jacquard weave which was imported from Europe in 19th century and was popular for formal sash in late 19th century. This sash has fine chrysanthemum and stream motifs in beige ground. In excellent condition. Late 19th century. 28.5cm x 3m88cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1005008 (stock #10197)
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$330.00
This is a horse cover made of hand-woven asa ( hemp ). It has beautiful tsutsugaki whose motifs are dragon, clouds and waves. It was put on the horse back for decoration. It was produced in Tohoku district. It has wear and holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 3m x 70cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1002573 (stock #10187)
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$180.00
This is a fukusa, the gift cover. Fukusa is used to cover or to wrap a gift. It has gorgeous embroidery whose motifs are pheonix and paulownia. The ground silk crêpe is dyed with benibana ( safflower ) and silk threads are all dyed with vegetable dye. The last photo shows the examples of the usage. It has some moth holes and wear on the hems. Late Edo period ( mid 18th to mid 19th century ) 58cm x 61cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1002019 (stock #10184)
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This is a pilgrim's coat made of hand-spun ( twined ) hemp. It has many stamps of holy places where the pilgrim had visited as well as Sanscrit letters and a beautiful stamped image of Fudo ( Cetaka ) in the back. It also has hand-drawn sutra in the lower parts. One can read kanji letters "Omine-san" which is one of the mountains between Wakayama and Nara prefecture where "shugen-sha ( holy man )" has been practicing Shugendo. The area was designated as "World Heritage"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1001707 (stock #10180)
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$150.00
This is a Woman's han-juban ( short under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with benibana ( safflower ). Benibana was cultivated in Tohoku district, especially in Yamagata prefecture in old days and it was very precious, but it is imported from abroad these days. It has beautiful shibori ( tie-dyeing ) pattern. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th to early 20th century. 56cm x 57cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1001706 (stock #10179)
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This is a baby's han-juban ( short under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with benibana ( safflower ). Benibana was cultivated in Tohoku district, especially in Yamagata prefecture in old days and it was very precious, but it is imported from abroad these days. It has beautiful shibori ( tie-dyeing ) pattern. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th to early 20th century. 58cm x 54cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1000116 (stock #10175)
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$80.00
This is a purse which is made of Indian cotton print, stripe and katazome cloth. The lining is purple silk. In excellent condition. 19th century. 17.7cm x 10.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1000091 (stock #10174)
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This is a tobacco case which has the beautiful komon pattern and made of deer skin. In excellent condition except for a few wears inside. 19th century. 11.2cm x 6.8cm