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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1455887 (stock #13543)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
A baby carrier belt made of indigo dye cotton for warp and washi (Japanese handmade paper) yarn for weft. It is made in Shonai region in Yamagata district in Tohoku. In good condition with beautiful tassels but the seam loose part in one selvedge (30cm). The first half of the 20th century. 13.5cm x 3m60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1455737 (stock #13542)
Haruko Watanabe
$200.00
Sale Pending
Wood box in hemp bag for carrying communication paper. The hemp bag is hand-plaited and vegetable indigo dye. The wood box is made of paulownia which is lightweight. The bag is in excellent condition and the box has wear on the corners. 19th century. Box: 11.5cm x 32.5cm x 7.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1455736 (stock #13541)
Haruko Watanabe
$380.00
Nobori with hand-painted tiger motif which is an animal symbol for 2022. It is made of hand-spun cotton and remade to double face, in half length of the original one. Generally in good condition but has some stains and moth bites. 19th century. 32.5cm x 2m28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1455697 (stock #J655)
Haruko Watanabe
$330.00
Wood katakuchi (a bowl with a spout) which is called Johoji-nuri. It is originated from the Johoji temple founded by a monk, Gyoki in early 8th century in Johoji-cho, Ninohe city, Iwate prefecture. It was made by monks for their own use and the technique was spread among common people later for their daily use. It has hand-drawn chrysanthemum design with red urushi on black urushi ground. Generally in good condition but has some uneven surface and some scratches inside. 19th century. L: with a s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1455652 (stock #J654)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
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Kohai, a halo made of metal (copper). Very little bit of gold plate is left. 19th century. L:38.5cm, W:13cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1455596 (stock #13539)
Haruko Watanabe
$130.00
A piece of boro (zanketsu) which was a rug with amazing sashiko. The ground cloth is hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton and sashiko thread is cotton. The patched plain cloth is hemp dyed with vegetable indigo. The first half of the 20th century or earlier. 70cm x 56cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1455513 (stock #13537)
Haruko Watanabe
$60.00
Saiho-hinagata (or hinagata), the sewing sample which is a miniature sample to learn sewing. It was invented by an educator for saving time and textile using a special measuring rod. It was practiced in a girl's school from Meiji 7, 1874). Reduced scales were one-third in the beginning and one-quarter, one-half, one-fifth etc. The sewing technique was exactly same as the real size in details. Saiho-hinagata was designated as a significant tangible folk cultural asset. Top two are baby's kimono m...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1455507 (stock #13536)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
Saiho-hinagata (or hinagata), the sewing sample which is a miniature sample to learn sewing. It was invented by a educator for saving time and textile using a special measuring rod. It was practiced in a girl's school from Meiji 7, 1874). Reduced scales were one-third in the beginning and one-quarter, one-half, one-fifth etc. The sewing technique was exactly same as the real size in details. Saiho-hinagata was designated as a significant tangible folk cultural asset. Four hinagata are (clockwi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1455467 (stock #J653)
Haruko Watanabe
$180.00
Two Saga-men, Okame and Hyottoko which were sold in front of temples in Saga region in Kyoto since late Edo period (the first half of the 19th century). They were sold as charms against bad luck and evil but interrupted in early 20th century and revived in 1950s. Both are made in late 19th to early 20th century. Many layers of wastepaper are pasted on the plaster model and colored. Hyottoko-men is not finished. Okame: L:20cm, W:13.5cm Hyottoko: L:18cm, W:14cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1455253 (stock #13527)
Haruko Watanabe
$180.00
Maru-gappa or hikimashi which is a cape made of hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton. The outer side has stripes and the inner side has kasuri pattern. The The piping is hemp tape. The name kappa (gappa) is originated from the Portuguese word cape which was worn by missionaries who came to Japan in 16th century. In excellent condition for the age, but one hole in the neck in the stripe side and some dirty part in the hemp piping. The second half of the 19th century. L:92cm, Length of the h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1455049 (stock #J651)
Haruko Watanabe
$120.00
A purse made of paper yarn and painted with urushi (lacquer) which is called "kami-nagato"". It is very sturdy but lightweight so that many handicrafts were made in Edo period such as inro (a case for a seal), tobacco pouch, jingasa (soldier's hat), hyotan, gun powder case, water bottle, bowl, lunch box and so on. This one is kami-ire and has a house design clasp. Generally in good condition but has some break of yarns. The second half of the 19th century. 21cm x 15cm x 2cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1454922 (stock #13529)
Haruko Watanabe
$50.00
Two kitchen cloth (fukin) made of thin cotton cloth with sashiko whose needlework is delicately well done. In good condition but the right one has light stains and the other has green color breeding lightly. The second half of the 20th century. 31cm x 33cm (right), 32cmx 35cm (left)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1454921 (stock #13479)
Haruko Watanabe
$110.00
Asa (hemp) cloth whose weft and warp are hand-plied. It has thick and rather stiff texture. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 33.5cm x 3m
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1454615 (stock #13525)
Haruko Watanabe
$50.00
Momohiki made of asa which looks hemp more than ramie whose weft and warp are hand-plied. Belt is made of white cotton cloth. It was worn for noragi, a work wear in summer. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. L:85cm W:65cm (approximately)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1455514 (stock #13538)
Haruko Watanabe
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Saiho-hinagata (or hinagata), the sewing sample which is a miniature sample to learn sewing. It was invented by an educator for saving time and textile using a special measuring rod. It was practiced in a girl's school from Meiji 7, 1874). Reduced scales were one-third in the beginning and one-quarter, one-half, one-fifth etc. The sewing technique was exactly same as the real size in details. Saiho-hinagata was designated as a significant tangible folk cultural asset. They learned not only kimon...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1455392 (stock #13534)
Haruko Watanabe
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Futon cover made of soft cotton cloth which looks hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye. It is remake from cotton kimono (yukata). The shibori technique is named "kikai-suji shibori", machine pleated stripes. It was invented in 1924 and became popular. In excellent condition in one side but some light stains in the other side. The first half of the 20th century. 113cm x 154cm x 2
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1455160 (stock #13531)
Haruko Watanabe
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Chogappo made of fragments of white choma (ramie) whose weft and warp are hand-plied. Natural color fragments are mixture of choma and silk. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchworked with asa (mainly choma, ramie) fragments.(reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995). The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 67cm x 67c...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1454811 (stock #13523)
Haruko Watanabe
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Rope made of cotton strips recycled from old futonji, kimono etc. Blue cotton cloth looks vegetable indigo-dye. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. L:16m38cm Diameter:1cm