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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #899275 (stock #9844)
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$130.00
This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) juban ( under kimono ) made of several kinds of silk cloth. Beautiful silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pieces are used in the collar part. It also has fine katazome and check patterns. In excellent condition. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). 42cm x 50cm 16.5" x 19.7"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #889697 (stock #9831)
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$130.00
This is a summer futon cover made of asa ( fine linen ) and traditional "Nami-usagi" ( wave and rabbit ) design which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). In good condition except for some stains. Taisho or Showa period ( ca 1920s~1960s ) 118cm x 154cm 46.5" x 60.6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #886007 (stock #5066)
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$110.00
This is a man's juban ( under kimono ) made of three kinds of hand-woven tsumugi ( pongee silk ) which are shima ( stripe ), fine koshi ( check ), and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). In good condition except for a few mending patches and rifts. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 129cm x 142cm 50.1" x 56"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #883207 (stock #9817)
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This is a gorgeous hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of many kinds of silk such as plain silk with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), silk crepe with itajime ( board-clamp-dyeing ) and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and shibori ( tie-dyeing ), wild silk and so on. This piece was exhibited in the show in Japan. It has thin cotton lining inside. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid 19th C to early 20th C ). In excellent condition except for a few tiny moth holes. 122cm x 131cm 48" x 51.6"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #878892 (stock #9806)
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$130.00
These are a pair of ornaments for a horse used in case of ceremony or festival. They are made of red wool with embroidery and cotton with katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ). Sewn by hand as well as machine. In good condition except for a few moth holes and rips. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. late 19th C to early 20th C ). Length 173cm 5ft7.5inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #878283 (stock #9800)
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$100.00
This is a tsuno-bukuro which is made of hand-woven asa and used for grains. "Tsuno" means "horn" in Japanese. It has some mending patches and holes. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. late 19th C to early 20th C ). 37cm x 106cm 14.6" x 41.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #877191 (stock #9782)
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This is a "shimacho", a sample book of hand woven and natural indigo and vegetable dyed cotton. It has amazing 37 pages and 567 pieces and there is few shimacho which has so many pieces and in good condition. Some pieces were woven in Edo and some were in Meiji period. In excellent condition. Late Edo to early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C ) 13cm x 20.5cm 5.1" x 8.1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #874761 (stock #9788)
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$150.00
This is a cotton furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. Karakusa and crest designs are "tsutsugaki" which is free hand painting using rice paste as resist. In good condition except for about ten holes and rips ( 1~2cm ). Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. late 19th to early 20th C ). 120cm x 122cm 47.2" x 48"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #868029 (stock #9774)
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$200.00
This is a tsutsugaki furoshiki made of hand-spun cotton cloth dyed with natural indigo and has nice thick texture. Tsutsugaki is the free hand-painting with rice paste as resist. It has vigorous karakusa ( Japanese arabesque ) pattern. In excellent condition except for a mending patch and a jointing seam. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). 101cm x 115cm 39.8" x 45.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #865130
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This is an extraordinary and incomparable book of "Boro-Rags and Tatters from the Far North of Japan" edited by Yukiko Koide and Kyoichi Tsuzuki. This book was newly issued on Jan.7,2009. The boro collection in this book is owned by Chuzaburo Tanaka, 75 years old, who was born in Aomori prefecture and has been dedicating to ethnological field work in the region. It has Japanese as well as English description. It has 120 pages with beautiful photos. ISBN 978-4-7572-1596-2 Size:21cm x 17cm x 1.2...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #864201 (stock #9761)
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This is a waistcloth remade from fine asa ( jofu ) kimono which is called "katabira". The original "katabira" was made in late Edo period. It has beautiful embroidery with silk threads dyed with vegetable colors. In excellent condition. Late Edo period ( ca. early to mid 19th C ). 105cm x 70cm 41.3" x 27.6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #859295 (stock #9744)
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$80.00
This is a silk meisen haori ( jacket ). Meisen textile is a kind of pongee silk which is machine woven and has kasuri ( ikat ) pattern. Meisen kimono was very popular among young women as a casual kimono between 1920s and 1950s and many of them have eye-catching bold and contemporary design. Mid Showa period ( ca. 1940s~50s ). In excellent condition. 126cm x 87cm 49.6" x 34.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #856617
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$70.00
This is a basket woven of thin cane strips. In good condition except for cane strips being loose around the handles. It has silk cloth attached inside. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) Size of the bottom: 13cm x 30cm 5.1" x 11.8" Height 6.9"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #850647 (stock #8723)
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$180.00
This is a beautiful and gorgeous silk crepe kimono. It is a young woman's formal kimono ( furisode ). It was worn in summer and has no lining. It has traditional summer motifs which are hand painted, such as maple leaves, streams and pink fringes. Some kinds of techniques are used such as embroidery with gold and silver threads and pressed gold and silver leaves. In good condition except for some stains. Ca 1920s~1930s. 128cm x 159cm 50.4" x 62.6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #845465
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$280.00
This is a large wooden container with a lid for sweets with beautiful mikie which is hand painted with gold urushi ( Japanese lacquer ) and whose motifs are autumn plants. In good condition except for a dent on the lid. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). Diameter of bowl 25cm 9.8" Height with lid 12cm 4.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #844731 (stock #8718)
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$190.00
This is a dochu-gi ( coat ) made of kudzu-fu ( gross cloth ) which is hand woven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel and kudzu-fu one was worn in summer. This dochugi is black and dyed with Japanese ink. In good condition except for a moth holes in the black wool collar and some in the body part. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C ). 126cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #834326
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$330.00
This is a set of koimari small choku or choko which were originally made for containing food. Elaborate mijin karakusa pattern is hand-painted. All the pieces are in excellent condition. Late Edo period. Diameter 4.7cm 1.9" Height 4.7" 1.9"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #830979 (stock #8690)
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$90.00
This is a cute baby's cotton katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ) han-juban ( short under kimono ) with rare umbrella pattern. It is dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. Late Meiji or Taisho period ( ca 1900s~1920s ). 35.5cm x 50cm 14" x 20"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1837 VR item #830962
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$220.00
This is a set of koimari hakuji ( white glaze ) small plates in pretty flower design. In excellent condition. Late edo period ( 18th to mid 19th C ). Diameter 10.5cm 4" Depth 3cm 1"1/5
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #829439
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$500.00
This is a set of Koimari "choko" or "choku" which were originally used for containing food. Beautiful iris designs are hand-painted. Two of them have cracks inside near the bottoms, however one is only in the graze and the other is sealed. Water never oozes through either of them. Mid to late Edo period ( mid 18th to mid 19th C ). Diameter 5cm 2" Height 6.3cm 2"1/2
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #827390 (stock #8686)
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$120.00
This is a silk obi ( sash ) with lively dragon design. It is one layer obi and has no lining. In excellent condition. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 30.5cm x 4m24cm 12" x 14ft
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #826603 (stock #5132)
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$70.00
This is a man's juban ( under kimono ) which is made of silk crepe. The scenery of steep Mt. Hakone and travelers are depicted with katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ) and the motif seems to be taken from famous Ando Hiroshige's ukiyo-e ( wood block print ), titled "Tokaido 53 post stations". Early Showa period ( 1920s~1940s ). In good condition except for several stains ( 2cm x 2cm ~ 0.5cm x 0.5cm ).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #823326 (stock #8676)
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$90.00
This is a hakama ( pants ) which is hand woven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo. This kudzu-fu hakama was worn in summer. In good condition except for several holes ( 1cm x 1cm ~ 0.5mm x 0.5mm ). Length 82cm. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( mid or late 19th C ).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #818766 (stock #8668)
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$220.00
This is an extraordinary silk haori with bold design of maple leaves and square paper. In excellent condition except for some stains ( not very noticeable ) and both sleeves in front have jointing seams. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 126cm x 97cm 50" x 38"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #808834 (stock #8640)
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$150.00
This is a Echigo jofu woman's kimono. Echigo is an old name for Niigata prefecture which is located in the middle of Honshu, Japan Sea side. Jofu is a fabric woven of hand-plied choma (ramie) threads and handwoven. It has beautiful kasuri pattern which looks very similar to Okinawan kasuri pattern. In excellent condition except for a stain ( see the last photo ). Late 19th early 20th century. 125cm x 157cm 49" x 62"
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6800.00 yen
This is a beautiful and gorgeous book titled "Textiles: The Soul of India" by Hiroko Iwatate who is a prominent collector and researcher of antique and modern Indian textiles for about 40 years. There was a highly reputed exhibition of her Indian textiles collection at Japan folk Crafts Museum ( Nihon Mingei-kan ) in Tokyo in 2007 as well as in other museums in Japan. It has 207 pages with full color pictures and captions and descriptive texts in Japanese as well as in English. Published by KYU...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #791288 (stock #8587)
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$120.00
This is a silk crepe summer kimono with beautiful autumn flowers such as balloon flowers, fringed pinks, chrysanthemums and Japanese bush flowers which are hand painted. The fabric is soft and high quality silk crepe. In good condition except for some patinas and color changes and a small stain in the collar. Taisho or early Showa era ( ca. 1920s~1930s ). 128cm x 156cm 50inch2/5 x 61inch2/5
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #789714 (stock #8584)
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$120.00
This is a formal woman's kimono with hand painted pattern in the rim. It has two layers in front and rim which have same patterns on both layers. Meiji era ( 1868~1912 ). In excellent condition. 126cm x 154cm 50inch x 61inch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #782967 (stock #8575)
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$250.00
This is an Omi-kasuri child's summer kimono. Omi-kasuri is a fabric woven of hemp and produced in Omi region in Shiga prefecture near kyoto. It is hand woven kasuri ( warp and weft ) and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition except for a few stains in the front body and a small hole and rifts in the neck. Meiji era ( 1868~1912 ). 82cm x 104cm 32inch x 41inch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #776212 (stock #8553)
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$330.00
This is a hai-isho made of silk crepe and plain silk. The techniques are shibori ( tie-dyeing ), katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ). It has an elaborate komon cloth for which very finely cut stencil paper is used. It is all dyed with natural colors such as natural indigo, safflower and so on. It has many moth holes and rifts. Ca. mid 19th C. 124cm x 136cm 49inch x 53inch1/2
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #774955 (stock #J101)
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$90.00
This is a portable lantern made of a kind of a vine plant and Japanese paper coated with persimmon tannin for water proof. It has holes in the paper part and rifts in the woven vine part. Ca. 1900s. Diameter 20cm 7inch4/5 Height when extended 24cm 9inch2/5
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #774603 (stock #J099)
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$450.00
This is an iron candle stand with beautiful rust. The jointing part of the platform and the pole is a bit loose, however no problem for use. The pole used to be extensible but it does not work now. In good condition as a whole. Late Edo era ( early or mid 19th C. Height 56cm 22inch Length of the base 27.5cm 10inch4/5 Diameter of the platform 18cm 7inch Diameter of the top 10cm 4inch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #770583 (stock #8549)
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This is a beautiful silk hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of Edo chirimen ( silk crepe ), wild silk and plain silk. The techniques are tie-dyeing, hand painting and stencil-resist-dyeing. The purple and red parts are woven of wild silk. All the cloths are dyed with natural colors such as natural indigo, safflower and so on. This juban is a good example of prominent techniques of weaving and dyeing in Edo era. It has a cotton lining. In excellent condition except for a rip ( 5cm ) i...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #761294
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$310.00
This is a contemporary Bizen flower vase by Yamashita Joji ( 1947~ ) who is a member of Japan Art Crafts Association ( Nihon Kogeikai ) and won many prizes. In excellent condition with an original box. Height 25cm 10" Diameter 24cm 9.4"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #743737 (stock #J097)
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$70.00
This is a pair of boy's zori whose soles are woven of rushes which is same material as tatami. In excellent condition. Early Showa era ( ca. 1930s~1940s ). 8.3cm x 18.5cm 3.3" x 7.3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #739805 (stock #8473)
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$280.00
This is a baby's kimono for a celebration. Fabric is tsumugi which is woven of hand spun and hand woven silk threads. It has an attractive design of a traditional "shobu-gawa", iris pattern which are tie dyed. This is a gorgeous custom ordered kimono. It has "semamori" which is ornamental stitches with red and white treads in the back for a charm against evils as people believe they come from the back. Mortality of babies was higher in old days, so mothers saw semamori wishing for their sound gr...