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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1401042 (stock #13123)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Rare item. Band made of paper strips. Paper band was often used to bind small boxes etc. in 20th century. In excellent condition. 20th century. 5cm x 7m20cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1407464 (stock #J538)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Bamboo basket container coated with urushi. It is handwoven of bamboo strips and covered with washi (Japanese handmade papaer), and then painted with black urushi. It has a label inside which says "Kataji kawago" which used to be a basket made of bamboo or wicker and covered with deer skin, or covered with washi later. It also says it was made in Ise in Mie Prefecture. It has vegetable indigo dyed washi lining. Generally in good condition but has many parts urushi came off, breaks and wear. 1...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1411179 (stock #13191-1,2,3)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Three panels of cotton cloth whose dye technique is beni-itajime (clamp-board dye), however the dye is chemical beni. In excellent condition. Rather thin texture. 34cm x 131cm (longest one) The first half of the 20th century. It is possible to be sold for $30 for one panel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1412171 (stock #13232)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Shonai obi (sash) produced in Shonai in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. Wefts are washi (Japanese handmade paper) yarn and warps are vegetable indigo dye cotton. Probably it was made in half width from original double width obi and one side is framed with indigo cotton cloth with check pattern. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 13cm x 3m24cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1413057 (stock #13238)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
A pair of sashiko ankle cover made of hand-spun white cotton cloth with sashiko which is white cotton thread. It has fragment with sashiko for reinforcement. It is heavily used. The first half of the 20th century. 36cm x 10.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1415448 (stock #13251)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Cotton large furoshiki with a logo of a kimono shop. The patterns are katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It has some stains and mending patches. The first half of the 20th century. 130cm x 163cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1427807 (stock #J576)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Small bamboo basket box with washi. The corners of the bamboo basket are rather breakable, so it has nice washi for reinforcement outside as well as inside. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 10.5cm x 16cm x 5.5cm (with a lid)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1431580 (stock #J589)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
A small bag made of ohyo fiber, one kind of elm. It is made in Asahikawa in Hokkaido. Warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has a wood carved decoration. In excellent condition with an original carton box. 20th century. 20.5cm x 10.5cm x 5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1436229 (stock #13367)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Cotton lining for narrow sash (obi). Most of the fragments are hand-spun cotton cloth, such as plain cotton indigo dyed, itajime mame-shibori (clamp-board dye), katazome (stencil-resist-dye) etc. The second half of the 19th century. 15cm x 4m50cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1266135 (stock #11067)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
Meisen haori with double ikat patten which is wood and cloud motif. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. This one has woods motif with double ikat patten. It has palin weave silk lining with beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) flower pattern. In...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1266142 (stock #11068)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
Meisen kimono with geometric pattern which is weft kasuri. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are such as checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. In excellent condition. The lining is cotton. Early Showa period,1930s. 122cm x 141cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1361258 (stock #J426)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
A set of four fans (uchiwa) made of bamboo and washi (Japanese hand-made paper). Each has hand-painted pictures and signs such as three kabuki "kumadori" which is special makeup of the kabuki player and Otahuku. All have the same written seal marks, however the name of the artist is not clear. Two are painted with kakishibu (persimmon tannin) 20th century. In excellent condition. W:30.5cm H:35.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1364962 (stock #12665)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
Boro asa noragi (field wear) made of hand-plied asa (hemp). It has indigo dyed cotton cloth in the buttom and some mending patches. The first half of the 20th century. 63cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1381110 (stock #J480)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
Wood ladle made by Ainu people who are aborigines in Hokkaido. All hand-carved from a wood board. In excellent condition except for a bit of wear in the lower rim. 20th century. L:36cm W:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1384946 (stock #12962)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
A large bag made of recycled cotton rice bag, which was used for cocoons. All sewn by machine and has a few mending patches. The first half of the 20th century. 82cm x 80cm
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1385624 (stock #J494)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
Mashiko-yaki plate with modern pattern in green and brown glaze. Made by Okamoto Yoshihisa, a craftsman in Mashiko in Tochigi prefecture, north of Kanto district. In excellent condition. Contemporary. 25.5cm x 22cm x 1.5cm
All Items : New Century : Textiles : Pre 2000 item #1396426 (stock #13070)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
Large cotton furoshiki with poem with shibori which is the first half of the famous poem from Manyoshu (The Anthology of Myriad Leaves). The original meaning is "It seems spring has gone and summer has come as white clothings are hung to dry in the Mt. Amano-Kaguyama". In excellent condition but it has some indigo color faded part. Dyed with vegetable indigo. Sewn by machine. The second half of the 20th century. 112cm x 148cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1405394 (stock #13163)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
Kimono with lining with geometric pattern which is cynthetic. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 125cm x 145cm