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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1413514 (stock #13239)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with beautiful sashiko and two tassels. The ground cloth is hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dye. Sashiko thread is white cotton. It has rare the owner's name and the place in Ishikawa prefecture. The second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. 100cm x 97cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #989508 (stock #10135)
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This is hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of pieces of cloth such as silk crepe, pongee silk, wool muslin, cotton flannel, figured silk satin and so on. The techniques are: tie-dyeing, katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), Yuzen-zome ( hand-painted using rice paste as resist ). The red wool muslin in the back as well as in the upper front has some moth holes, but in good condition as a whole. Late 19th century. 124cm x 134cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1209996 (stock #10858)
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A rice bag made of many pieces of cotton stripes which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futonji and so on. It was used when people dedicated rice to temples or shrines, or exchanged rice as gifts. In good condition except for some wear. The former half of the 20th century. 74cm x 37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1294164 (stock #11208)
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with very fine sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are also cotton. The first half of the 20th century. 59cm x 57cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1324316 (stock #J355)
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Purse made of deer skin which has design by smoking with stencil on it. It is called "fusube-gawa". It has beautiful metal work of "Fujin" who is a god of wind and controles it. Fujin and Raijin, who controles thunder, is a popular motif and often seen in many art works and crafts. The most well-known one is "Fujin Raijin-zu Byobu (folding screen)" by Tawaraya Sotatsu. The fujin is hand-carved of copper and has silver inlay. He has a big bag with full of air. The purse has three pockets. In exce...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326820 (stock #12396)
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Asa (hemp) kasuri kimono made in Omi in Shiga Pref. near Kyoto. Kasuri threads are dyed with itajime (board-clamped). In good condition except for one hole in the front hem and some stains. Meiji period (1868~1912) 96cm x 92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1357368 (stock #12596)
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Cotton futonji with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern which was done in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi Pref. It has been known for the product place of shibori textiles since Edo period. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 130cm x 180cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1357614 (stock #12601)
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Boro furoshiki made of hand-spun and indigo dyed cotton. It has many interesting mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 134cm x 130cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369997 (stock #12744)
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Shima-cho (sample book ) with mostly hand-spun cotton stripes, cheks and a few figured silk fragments. It has 293 fragments. It has 7 blank pages which have stains from wetting. Meiji period (1868~1912) 15.5cm x 26cm x 1cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1374779 (stock #12815)
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Man's cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori. In excellent condition. 20th century. 128cm x 122cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1374780 (stock #12816)
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Silk gauze obi (sash) cloth with shibori (tie-dye) pattern. It is vegetable dye with "shikon (root of purple grass)" that had been producd in Aomori and Akita prefecture till Edo period, however it was disappeared in Meiji. It was reproduced in late Taisho period (1920). This sash is for summer kimono. In good condition except for two slits (in the both rim (not from weakness but from original making). The first half of the 20th century. 35cm x 3m90cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1380313 (stock #12911)
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Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of indigo dyed cotton with "Ishi-datami (pavement) motif. It has hand-stitched sashiko. In excellent condition but it has light worn part. The second half of the 19th century. 39cm x 52cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1381743 (stock #12928)
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Asa (hemp) baby's kimono with kasuri pattern which is made in Omi near Kyoto and called Omi-kasuri. Weft kasuri threads are dyed with board-clamp dye. It has se-mamori in the back which is a charm with stitches and this one is boy's kimono as they are in the left as well as in the center (girl's one is in the right). Evils are believed to come from back in old days and it protects a baby from diseases. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition except for a tiny hole near neck in th...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1397782 (stock #13088)
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Buddhist stole made of asa, probably choma (ramie) with many mending patches. The warps and wefts are hand-plied and dyed with sumi (balck ink) lightly. Mostly intact except for a darker silk patch in the center. The second half of the 19th century. 138cm x 87cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1399475 (stock #13105)
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Kurume kasuri futonji with geometric pattern which is a feature of the Kurume kasuri. 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). In excellent condition. Meiji period (1868~1912) 124cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1408524 (stock #J539)
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Urushi tray from a collector made by a lacquer ware artist in Kamakura, but unidentifiable. In excellent condition except for minor wear on the rim. 20th century. Diameter:31cm, H:2.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1411935 (stock #13228)
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Cotton unlined kimono (yukata) with beautiful shibori. It looks scarcely worn and shibori stitches are very fresh. In excellent condition except for some spots in the white cloth in the upper back from long time storage. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 132cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #955379 (stock #91038)
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This is a sakiori sodenashi ( vest ). Sakiori is a textile woven of shreds for wefts which are torn from old kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. This sodenashi is made of natural indigo dyed cotton shreds for wefts and cotton threads for warps. It is heavily used, so it has wear and rips on the piping. Early 20th century. 32.5cm x 60.5cm 12.8" x 23.8"