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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 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1379057 (stock #J470)
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Folk craft bamboo basket box handmade of fine bamboo strips. Generally in good condition but has some bamboo strips lost parts, in three corners in the lid and also three corners in the bottom. The first half of the 20th century. 43cm x 30cm x 9cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1379008 (stock #J472)
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Withy basket handmade of willow strips. It has bamboo on the rim, cow skin on the corners and on the lid. In good condition except for some of paper lining in the lid came off. The first half of the 20th century. 53cm x 36cm x 17cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1379000 (stock #12893)
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Basho-fu kimono which is handwoven of banana fiber and both warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has indigo dyed katazome (stencil-resist-dye) which looks dyed later with natural brown color for the ground. The original kimono has stripes. Generally in good condition but has some minor wear, holes and brown color faded parts. The second half of the 19th century. 114cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1378971 (stock #12891)
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Cotton futonji with beautiful tsutsugaki (free-hand painting with paste-resist-dye) whose motifs are flowers such as cherry blossom, peony, plum flower, chrysanthamum, iris. The ground cloth is dyed with natural indigo and yellow and flowers are painted with pigments. In excellent condition except for some color faded parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 134cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1378970 (stock #12890)
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Large cloth handwoven of shina-tree fiber which is taken from bark of the tree. The warps and wefts are hand-plied and dyed with kaki-shibu (persimmon tannin). It has beautiful many mending patches. The usage is not clear. 19th century. 156cm x 172cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1378932 (stock #J471)
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Samurai's fan made of Japanese handmade paper, bamboo strips painted with urushi. It has red sun in one side and gold moon on the other side. In good condition but has some wear on the paper. The first half of the 19th century. 53cm x 30cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1378925 (stock #12887)
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Sakiori han-haba (half width) obi (sash) for a casual kimono. It is handwoven of colorful strips from old cloth for wefts and cotton white threads for warps. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 12cm x 2m56cm