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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1311397 (stock #11280)
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Two tsuno-bukuro which were used for the grain. They are made of asa (hemp) and whose selvedges are diagonally sewn together so that the bag is a bit stretchable. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It has the owner's name and the place in Shiga prefecture. It has some mending stitches with white cotton threads and some stains. Late 19th early 20th century (mid Meiji period). Right:41cm x 126cm Left:44cm x 116cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1311085 (stock #11306)
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Woman's kimono with bold shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. The fabric is not clear, probably the wefts are synthetic and the warps are silk. The white cloth inside is very thin silk. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 141cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1310995 (stock #11304)
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Samurai's jinbaori which is worn over armors. The ground cloth is wool fabric called "goro or goro fukuren" which had been imported from western countries such as England or Holland from 16th and 17th centuries. It has patchworked woolen crest "Kuyo-mon" in the back. The front panels are made of silk silver brocade and the lining is printed cotton chintz imported from Europe. The design of the jinbaori was modeled on the clothing of the Spanish or the Portuguese who came to Japan around 16th cen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1310987 (stock #11303)
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Cotton girl's juban (under kimono) for furisode (formal kimono) with katazome pattern. It is called beni-itajime which is one kind of board-clamped dyeing with benibana (safflower). Benibana was very precious in old days and it was mainly grown in Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture. The last photo shows the process of beni-itajime in old days (Reference source: Yomigaeru Maboroshino Senshoku, published by Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo). Meiji period (1868~1912). In excellent condition except...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1310148 (stock #11301)
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Woman's cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori pattern. The ground cloth is vertical rib weave. In excellent condition. 20th century. 130cm x 156cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1310000 (stock #11300)
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Cotton fragments with hand-sewn sashiko (quilting) which are unfinished except for one piece of wrist guard (center). They are supposed to be made to tabi, socks with sashiko. They are from Tohoku (North-East) district. The threads of quilting is cotton or hemp. 20th century. The wrist guard: 12cm x 37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1309896 (stock #11295)
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Pilgrim's coat made of asa (hemp) with hand-written Buddhist sutra. It also has stampted Zao Gongen who is a main image of the Kinpusen-ji temple and Ominesan-ji temple. It has many red stamps of holy places where the pilgrim had visited such as Ominesan-ji, Kinpusen-ji, Zaodo etc. which are located between Wakayama and Nara prefecture where "shugen-sha ( holy man )" has been practicing Shugendo. The area was designated as "World Heritage". The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309696 (stock #11293)
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$250.00
Child's ceremonial kimono made of plain weave silk with beautiful hand-painted cranes. It is dyed with natural indigo and the lining is dyed with benibana. In excellent condition except for a tiny moth hole in the front lapel and a few in the sleeve, also some light stains in the upper front. The second half of the 19th century. 90cm x 113cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309693 (stock #11292)
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$150.00
Hashi-nui isho made of many kinds of recycled silk cloth which are: silk crepe with katazome, plain silk and stripe pongee silk. The lining is benibana dyed silk crepe. This kind of yose-gire juban was worn at the Bon Dance in Nishimonai in Akita prefecture. In good condition except for rips in the lining and wear in the both wrists. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 122cm x 124cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309380 (stock #11290)
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Boro futonji made of many cotton fragments which are all hand-spun and natural indigo-dyed. Thy are: stripes, ikat, stencil-dye, tie-dye and plain (shima, kasuri, katazome, shibori and muji). It has beautiful mending stitches which are hemp (asa) threads. 19th century. 90cm x 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1309001 (stock #11289)
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Shop hanten (jacket) made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has kanji character "Fukuoka", but it is not clear whether it is the shop name or the name of the city in Kyushu. In excellent condition except for the mending stitches in the front lapel. Late 19th to early 20th century. 120cm x 86cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1305997 (stock #11286)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of fragments of choma (ramie) and cotton. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is made with patch-work with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is made of old fragments of choma whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. Some fragments and four belts are cott...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1305671 (stock #11285)
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$70.00
Boy's kimono worn at the Omiya-mairi that is the ceremony going to the shrine one month after the birth. Parents and family express their gratitude and pray for the baby's healthy growth. This kimono is made of plain weave silk and hand-painted kabuto (samurai's helmet) and irise pattern which is the symbol of samurai. In good condition except for a few color faded spot in the upper front and the line in the lower back. The first half of the 20th century. 80cm x 102cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1304401 (stock #11278)
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$100.00
Han-juban which is hand-woven of asa (hemp) and has double ikat pattern. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. It has white cotton piping under the arms for reinforcement. Probably it was produced in Omi in Shiga prefecture. In good condition but has many mending patches inside, which are neatly done. Late 19th to early 20th century. 102cm x 59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1304315 (stock #11276)
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$80.00
Ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). It has natural indigo color warps and wefts which make check pattern. It has beautiful asa katazome cloth in the top inside, whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except the indigo dyed warps have wear. 19th century 60cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1304212 (stock #11274)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of choma (ramie) and all hand-sewn. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is made of fragments of old choma (ramie) and dyed in sumi (black ink). 19th century. Generally in good condition except for several ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1303303 (stock #11273)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of silk gauze and figured silk fragments which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). In excellent condition except for three mending patches and two tiny moth holes. The fra...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1303197 (stock #11272)
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$250.00
Small boro futonji made of many kinds of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton fragments such as stripes, plain, checks. The ground cloth is not large one sheet cloth but it is patchwork of many small fragments. It is said in Northern area, cotton was not cultivated because of the colder climate, so that it was very precious. The bunch of the cotton rags and tatters were shipped there and people bought it and made it into noragi (work wear), futonji, bags and so on. Late 19th to mid 20th cent...