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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1420734 (stock #J573)
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$150.00
Miniature set of koi-nobori (carp streamer) which is put up on the Boy's Festival (or Child's Day on May 5). It is often decorated with miniature yoroi-kabuto (armors) or samurai dolls. Carp is a symbol of strength and success. 1970s. Two banners and outer cloth of two carp are synthetic. In good condition except for a small tip in the one of spears and one of tiny screw for wheels (yaguruma) is lost. It comes with original carton box. Highest: 1m7cm, Blue carp L:25cm Red carp L:15cm Black woo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1420268 (stock #137271)
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Two pieces of yogi (bedding) which are hand-sewn by a girl student at the sewing school which were established around 1880. It is called "hinagata" and generally one third of measurement of a real one. The left one is sodenashi yogi (sleeveless top cover) and the right one is yogi (top cover with sleeves). The purpose of making sewing samples is efficiency for time and material. It has been made till 1940s in the sewing school of which students are mostly girls. Each hinagata has a student's nam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1420262 (stock #13270)
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Furoshiki with tsutsugaki "Mukai Cho" (facing butterflies) family crest. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. In excellent condition except for light stains along the jointing seams. The second half of the 19th century. 101cm x 108cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1420089 (stock #13269)
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$450.00
Katazome (stencil-resist-dye) futonji with sea bream and fishing rod motif. It is twill weave and has thick texture. Dyed with indigo. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 142cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1418953 (stock #13267)
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Child's haori (jacket) made of meisen with kasuri pattern. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 98cm x 70cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1418479 (stock #13265)
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$150.00
Juban (under kimono) made of three kinds of silk cloth. One is silk crepe with yamamayu (wild silk) stripes and the other is silk crepe with stripes. The third one is tsumugi (pongee silk) with katazome komon (stencil-resist-dye small pattern). All natural dyed. Yamamayu (wild silk) is rare and precious comparing with cultured silk. It is hardly dyed, so that it stands out shiny when woven together with silk crepe. It is sewn with very fine choma (ramie) thread so that it is rather old. The lini...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417627 (stock #13263)
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$60.00
Two panels of cotton cloth with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) Janome-gasa pattern. Janome-gasa is an umbrella made of bamboo and kakishibu painted washi. The cotton cloth is hand-spun and has rather thick texture. It is made to two panels of noren. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 63cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1417533 (stock #12841)
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$70.00
Small boro made of two panels of hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton. The brown threads are "cha-wata (brown cotton) which is natural undyed cotton and rather old. All hand sewn with vegetable indigo dye cotton thread. The second half of the 19th century. 0cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417532 (stock #13190)
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Two panels of zanshi-ori cloth which is domestically hand-woven of left over indigo threads. It has beautiful irregular stripes and vegetable indigo gradation. It used to be futonji, so it has some cotton dust in the back. In good condition and mending sashiko is superior. It has thick texture. The first half of the 20th century. 67cm x 172cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1417438 (stock #13261)
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$100.00
Three panels of noren (shop curtain) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with kakishibu (persimmon tannin). It has kamon (family crest) "Igeta-mon" whose design is originated from a frame of well. All hand-sewn with indigo dyed cotton thread. In good condition but has two mending patches, wear and stains. The second half of the 19th century. 100cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417386 (stock #13260)
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Three kasuri child's kimono which look hand-spun cotton. All in excellent condition except for very light stain in the white ground one. The first half of the 20th century. Right: 65cm x 62cm, Middle: 78cm x 80cm, Left: 65cm x 62cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417325 (stock #13258)
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$240.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) hand-woven of strips for wefts which are recycled from old indigo dye cotton cloth and warps are asa (hemp) threads. It has some mending patches and wear. The first half of the 20th century. 35cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417170 (stock #13257)
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Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. Sashiko thread is also indigo dyed cotton. The feature of this zukin is the crest in the front head which is hand-embroidered "Tsuta" character. Water was poured over head before a fireman entered a fire site. Late 19th to early 20th century. Cloth in the back of the front panels is cotton with stripes. In excellent condition. Width when folded:31cm, Length:49cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417161 (stock #13256)
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Beautiful Okinawan uchikui which is a furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with cherry blossom design. The dye technique is tsutsugaki and bingata-zome which is traditional Okinawan dyeing technique adding colorful vegetable color or pigment. Uchikui is dyed with either tsutsugaki or katazome (stencil-resist-dye). Uchikui is used for not only wrapping but also covering gifts. This uchikui is two panels sewn together. Wefts are choma (ramie) and warps are cotton. Uchikui has same family crest in the last p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1416875 (stock #13255)
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$380.00
Amazing boro futonji with mending patches which are kasuri, katazome (stencil-resist-dye), stripes and so on. Some fragments are hand-spun cotton and some are not. It might be from Kansai district as it has some Yamato Kasuri (cotton white ground kasuri) which was woven in Nara from Late Edo (mid 19th century). It has holes and some fragments whose wefts are lost. The second half of the 19th century. 192cm x 208cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1416456 (stock #13254)
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Fragments of silk brocade for Meiji obi (sash). Jacquard loom was imported from France in mid 19th century and silk brocade with exquisite small pattern was much produced in Nishijin in Kyoto. Some have washi lining and others have not. Meiji period (1868~1912) 78 frgments from 13.5cm x 5.5cm to 34.5cm x 29cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1416454 (stock #13253)
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Boro zokin (duster) with sashiko. It is made of about 10 layers of cotton cloth with sashiko whose threads are asa (hemp) as well as indigo dyed cotton. The first half of the 20th centuy. 42cm x 32cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1416270 (stock #J567)
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Rare item. Hand-painted sample pictures of Meibutsugire which is imported fabrics from China, India, Persia, South East Asia etc. between early 12th and early 18th century. They were mainly silk brocades and silk damask which were used for scroll mountings, fukusa and bags for tea utensils. Meibutsugire literally means named fabrics. According to writings in the back, it is painted by "Seika" in Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu in 18th century. In excellent condition. paintings in 28 pages. 20cm x ...