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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1380152 (stock #12910)
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Two tsuno-bukuro (literally horn-bag) made of taima (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. They are hand-sewn diagonally so that a bit stretchable. They look used at sake (japanese wine) maker or seller. Both are in excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 133cm x 43.5cm, 115cm x 39cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1380151 (stock #12909)
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$130.00
Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) butterfly motif and dyed with natural indigo. The dye technique is called "Ai-gaeshi" which is dyeing with lighter ai (indigo) after the first dyeing to make it more muted color. In excellent condition except for two mending patches (3cm x 1cm, 2mm x 2mm). Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1380150 (stock #12908)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) butterfly motif and dyed with natural indigo. The dye technique is called "Ai-gaeshi" which is dyeing with lighter ai (indigo) after the first dyeing to make it more muted color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 186cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1379935 (stock #12907)
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Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of indigo dyed cotton with dragon and cloud motif. It has hand-stitched sashiko. In excellent condition but it has bleeding of red color. The second half of the 19th century. 60cm x 42cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379934 (stock #12906)
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Summer unlined kimono made of semi-translucent silk gauze which has weft kasuri motifs such as hagi (bush clovers) and waves. It has rather hard texture. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 120cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379816 (stock #12905)
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Tsumugi (shantung silk) kimono with colorful geometric pattern which is double ikat (kasuri). In excellent condition except for minor stains in one of the front sleeve. Mid 20th century. 131cm x 156cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1379815 (stock #12904)
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$500.00
Miyako-jofu woman's kimono with fine kasuri which is hand-woven of choma (ramie) and dyed with Ryukyu-ai. Wefts and warps are hand plied. Miyako-jofu has been woven in Miyako Island in Okinawa since 14th century. It was called "Satsuma-jofu" in Edo period as the island belonged to Satsuma feudal domain. It was imposed as tax. It is time-consuming process of thread making, thread plying, weaving as matching wefts and warps kasuri pattern. It is pounded with mallet to make it shiny after the clo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379811 (stock #12903)
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$220.00
Man's juban (under kimono) made of good quality figured silk with free hand-painted Karajishi motif. It is also called "Chinese Lion" which has been one of the popular motifs of the Japanese style painting, sometime with botan (peonies). The lions are very lively. The body parts look widened in the back as well as in the front from original. In good condition except for some yellowish parts from aging. The first half of the 20th century. 132cm x 143cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1379747 (stock #12902)
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$550.00
Shima-cho, a sample book of many fragments with stripes. Mostly cotton and some are silk or mixed. It is from a weaving company or union in Ina in Nagano prefecture. It has 36 pages and 854 fragments. In good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 20.5cm x 14.5cm x 2cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379743 (stock #12885)
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$120.00
Futonji made of colorful cotton cloth and has several mending patches. Washed but still has some light stains. The first half of the 20th century. 132cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1379515 (stock #J475)
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$280.00
Tools and a bucket used by a collector of urushi-tree sap. The surface of the urushi (lacquer) tree is cut and sap oozes. The wood bucket is a container for the tools and came originally together with the tools. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition. Tools L: 18cm to 12.5cm Bucket Diameter: 20.5cm H: 21cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1379446 (stock #J474)
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$90.00
Two weights made of solid and rather heavy wood which were used when "habaki", leg guards were made. The technique is warp twinning. In excellent condition. 610gm for two. 19th century. Diameter:10cm H:10cm The 8th image is from "Nihon-no-nuno, Genshifu Tanbou" Bessatsu Taiyo published by Heibon-sha in 1989. Othe three images are examples of "habaki"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1379442 (stock #12901)
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$150.00
Patched han-juban (short under kimono) made of recycled silk fragments from old kimono. They are: figured silk, silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist-dye), shibori, itajime shibori (board-clamp-dye) etc. The lining is hand-spun cotton dyed with benibana (sufflower). In good condition except for the wear in the beige silk crepe in the lower sides. 19th century. 122cm x77 cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1379403 (stock #12900)
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$130.00
4 pieces of meisen kimono cloth which are "toki-mono" that means unsewn and washed cloth. It has double ikat colorful spiral pattern. In good condition but each has some light stains and rips. Two long pieces for body and each has 9cm cut of the neck part in the middle. 36cm x 2m68cm Two pieces for sleeves. Each has some stains and rips in the top sleeve. 36cm x 170cm Mid 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1379215 (stock #12898)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has tsutsugaki "Ageha-cho (swallow tail butterfly)" family crest. In good condition but has a few small holes and several mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 98cm x 106cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1379214 (stock #J473)
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A pair of "Ashimoto andon (foot lantern) made of cedar board, bamboo and washi (Japanese hand-made paper). The paper is replaced from shoji-gami (white paper for paper screen) to recycled washi which was a record book of a merchant in late Edo period. Washi is made from paper mulberry bark and very strong. With a carton box for a pair. 20th century. In excellent condition. 18cm x 18cm x 45cm (with a handle).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1379093 (stock #12897)
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Futonji with tsutsugaki (free-hand drawing with rice paste for resist) crane family crest and other auspicious motifs. Made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition but has a few mending patches and cotton waste in the back side. Late 19h to early 20th century. 128cm x 152cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379091 (stock #12896)
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Two fukusa which are used for covering gifts on celebratory occasions. Both are silk tsuzure-ori (tapestry weaving). The large one has auspicious motifs such as crane, bamboo, plum flowers, pine tree. The small one has pine tree on the rock in the sea motif and it reminds of Rinpa style painting. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 39cm x 40.5cm, 21cm x 22.5cm