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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #993911 (stock #10153)
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$390.00
This is a cotton kimono with geometric shibori design. It is hand-spun cotton cloth and dyed with natural indigo. It has nice thick texture. It was produced in regions such as Asamai or Yokote in Akita prefecture in Tohoku ( north-east ) district. Early 20th century. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. 120cm x 122.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #993107 (stock #10148)
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$190.00
This is a patched juban ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of silk cloth such as silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) or yuzen-zome, figured silk satin, silk brocade ( collar ) and the lining is tsumugi ( pongee silk ). It has beautiful yuzen-zome ( hand-painted, rice-paste resist outlining ) silk crepe in the both sleeves, but very worn out and damaged. In good condition except for those damages. Mid to late 19th century. 118cm x 122cm
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 #990008 (stock #10139)
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$180.00
This is a wear for kendo ( Japanese art of fencing ) with beautiful hand-stitched sashiko. It is made of hand-spun cotton and threads for quilting are indigo dyed cotton. It is sewn by machine. In good condition except for beige stains in the back. Early 20th century. 99cm x 77cm
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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$70.00
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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$70.00
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 #988361 (stock #10132)
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This is a kamishimo ( a set of kataginu and hakama, a top and a bottom ) which is made of hand-woven kudzu fiber. Kudzu is one kind of plants which belongs to the pea family. It grows in the fields and mountains almost all over Japan. It has long shiny fibers and was used for summer kimono for noble people as well as samurai...
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 : 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