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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1393173 (stock #13048)
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Choken which is a costume of Noh drama worn in the scene of dancing. It is made of sik weft gauze and has "Hi-ogi (painted fan, made of slats of cypress wood)" design woven of gold wefts. Vegetable indigo and yellow dye. Heavily used and has many mending stitches, holes and a rip. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period.) 196cm x 115cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1280770 (stock #11117)
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Large nobori, vertical banner post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for wishing each boy in the family grow up healthy and strong. This one has a motif of old tale "Ushiwaka-maru and Benkei". Benkei used to be a Buddhist soldier but was ousted from the temple because he was very rowdy. He decided to rob and collect 1000 swords from people. One day he encountered Ushiwaka-maru on the Gojo Big Bridge in Kyoto and assaulted him to rob the last sword, but he lost. He b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1340126 (stock #12466)
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Tsutsugaki cloth with Pheonix and paulownia motif which used to be the center part in the back of the yogi. Yogi is kind of futon in the shape of kimono. It is hand-spun cotton and dyed with pigments. In excellent condition except for a mending patch in the top. The second half of the 19th century. 77cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1369561 (stock #12748)
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Boro futonji made of mostly hand-spun and natural indigo fragments which are plain, stripes and checks. The sashiko threads are cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 98cm x 180cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #994329 (stock #10154)
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This is a noren which is made of hand-woven cloth, asa ( hemp ) threads for wefts and cotton threads for warps. It has "Genji-guruma" crest and bold tsutsugaki auspicious motifs such as bamboo, pine tree and plum tree blossoms. These motifs are rather common, but the hand-painting is very lively and strong. Tsutsugaki is freehand-painting using rice paste as resist. It is probably not for a shop but one of bridal goods. It is in good condition except for a small hole and ornamental stitches ar...
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 #1365788 (stock #12679)
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Fireman's coat with beautiful sashiko (quilting) all by hand. It is a coat design and has pokets on both sides made in Meiji period. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 126cm x 100cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1321815 (stock #11358)
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Shinafu noren made of 7 panels. Shinafu is fabric made from bark of shina-tree, which was used for kimono, mosquito net, bag used for sake or shoyu making and so on. Shina tree grows almost all the mountains in Japan, from Hokkaido to Kyushu. It is hand-plied and hand-woven. It has some stains, breaks and unraved parts. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. The measurement of one panel 26cm x 166cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1368170 (stock #12710)
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Cotton Kurume kasuri futonji with a ship motif. Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu has been one of the main product places of indigo dyed cotton kasuri since late Edo period (early 19th century). It is made of hand-spun cotton that means probably it was made before Meiji 15 (1882) and natural indigo dyed. The last photo and the information are from the book "Ai no Hana Orinasu Kasuri" published by Ai Kobo in 1998. It also has hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed lining. In excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1235904 (stock #10923)
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Katazome futonji made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has beautiful rope design which is katazome (stencil-dyeing). Consists of 5 and a half panels. In excellent condition except for several holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 168cm x 210cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1248013 (stock #10982)
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Sakiori hanten made of cotton strips recycled from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futonji and so on. The wefts are cotton and warps are asa (hemp) threads. It has beautiful sashiko (stitches) on the shoulders. Generally in good condition but has some wear in the collar and in the both shoulders. The first half of the 20th century. 119cm x 79cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1366530 (stock #126807)
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Kimono with beautiful tsutsugaki flowers such as peony, mum, paulownia flower, bamboo etc. It was worn at the festival in Tsushima Island located between Kyushu and Korea on the Japan Sea. It is made of hand-spun thick cotton. 19th century. Used but in good condition. 120cm x 125cm
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 #1151617 (stock #10668)
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This is a yogi, a kind of futon shape of kimono. The outside cloth is asa (hemp) and the lining is cotton katazome ( stencil-dye ) and asa cloth. All the cloth are hand-woven and vegetable dyed. It is stuffed with "okuso" which is hemp wastes produced in making of hemp threads. In cold regions such as Tohoku, cotton was very precious as it could not grow so that "okuso" was stuffed instead of cotton. It is very heavy. In good condition except for a few small holes and some mending patches. 19th ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1315828 (stock #J341)
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Basket made of yama-budo (crimson glory vine) for body part and akebi (akebia vine) for handles. It is from Tohoku region, North-East of the Honshu. In excellent condition. 20th century. 48cm x 33cm x 16cm (body part)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369452 (stock #12741)
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Thick shima-cho, a sample book of cortton shima (stripes) with about 870 fragments. The age is written on the cover "Meiji 3 (1870), however the age of the fragments range from very late Edo (mid 19th century) to Taisho (1920s). The first 770 fragments are late Edo and Meiji (the second half of the 19th century) and the second 101 fragments are woven in Taisho period (1912~1925). In excellent condition. 16cm x 21cm x 5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1371978 (stock #12786)
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A part boro futonji made of many hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton fragments. Late 19th to early 20th century. 68cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1392568 (stock #13044)
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Sakiori sodenash hand-woven of strips recycled from cotton indigo cloth for wefts. Warps are asa (hemp). It has beautiful sashiko with asa (hemp) thread in the upper back and front, and under arm holes in both sides for inforcement. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 53cm x 90cm