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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1327652 (stock #12398)
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Yose-gire han-juban (short under kimono) made of many kinds of silk fragments which are:silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist dyeing), shibori, plain, checks and stripes with wild silk, figured silk, wool muslin and so on. The lining is hand-spun cotton. It has some parts where fragments are lost and many small moth holes especially in the wool muslin. Late 19th to early 20th century. 62cm x 60cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1328961 (stock #12406)
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Boro shikimono made of many fragments of indigo dyed cotton, some are hand-spun and some are machine-spun. The second half of the 20th century. 92cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1346135 (stock #12517)
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Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) ordered by kimono shop in Nagoya. It is dividedly dyed in plain green with Otafuku and karakusa pattern. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 87cm x 86cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1360711 (stock #J422)
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Andon (lantern) made of wood and painted with red urushi (lacquer). It is remade for electric bulb. The shade has beautiful handmade paper with seigaiha (waves) pattern. In excellent condition. 20th century. H:49.5cm Bottom box:13.5cm x 19.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1370063 (stock #12759)
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Han-gapp made of kazu fiber (vine) for wefts and indigo dyed cotton threads for warps. The style is influenced by a western design. It was worn over kimono when one went out, for instance, going travel. In excellent condition eccept for one cord in the upper fronyt is damaged and a small stain, however in excellent condition for yhis age, The buttons are animal horn. 19th century. 12759
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1371178 (stock #12779)
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Cotton fragments with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) motifs. In excellent condition. 1960s to 1970s. Small: 14cm x 19.5cm, Large: 27.5cm x 22cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1373554 (stock #J457)
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A snow hat, “yuki-boshi” handmade of palm fiber and has indigo dyed cotton lining. It was used by a hunter, “matagi”. It is from Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. In good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 49cm x 59cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1376770 (stock #12830)
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Cotton kimono worn by a Shugen-sha or Yamabushi who practiced Shugendo. Shugendo is the Japanese unique religion combining Buddhism, Shintoism, and worship of nature (mountains). A practioner (shugen-sha) trained himself in the holy mountains that is ascetic and very painstaking. This one is made of cotton and has many stamps of the holy places where he visited. They are: Mt.Gas-an, Mt.Haguro-san, Mt.Yudono-san (Dewa Sanzan in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku) and so on. The first half of the 20th ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1378924 (stock #12886)
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Pilgrim's cotton sodenashi (vest) with many stamps of holy places where she (woman pilgrim). She took the pilgrimage to "Saikoku-sanjyu-san-kasho" where are 33 temples (holy places) in Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama and Gifu prefectures. She completed all the pilgrimage and the vest has all 33 stamps. The date is Showa 3-nen (1928). In excellent condition. 48cm x 72cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1383304 (stock #12621)
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Boro sakiori vest whose wefts are strips recycled from old indigo hand-spun cotton textiles. Warps are asa (hemp). The first half of the 20th century. 36cm x 65cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1387095 (stock #12986)
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Cotton futonji made of many faded benibana dyed fragmenrts which are recycled. It has some mending patches. All hand-sewn. Washed but still has some stains. The first half of the 20th century. 160cm x 218cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1387592 (stock #12995)
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Noren (shop curtain) made of hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton. It has a family crest. All hand-sewn. In excellent condition except for a mending patch. The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 148cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1392341 (stock #13039)
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Boro asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) with mending patches. It has beautiful indigo faded color. The second half of 19th century. Washed but still has brown stains. 105cm x 185cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1394239 (stock #13057)
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Meisen kimono with geometric pattern in red, black and yellow on off-white ground. It is double kasuri whose wefts and warps are stencil-resist dye which is called "heiyo-kasuri" produced in Isesaki in Gunma Pref. In excellent condition except for a few brown spots in the lining. Looks scarcely worn with basting thread. Mid 20th century. 126cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1394775 (stock #J521)
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Eboshi was a hat which an adult man put on when he wore Japanese formal clothing from the Heian period (Late 8th to Late 12th century) to modern times. It is worn by Shinto priests, or selected people in the ceremonies and festivals. Made of washi (Japanese handmade paper ) and painted with black urushi. The cord is also washi. In excellent condition with original wood box. Early 20th century. 25cm x 15.5cm x 16cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1396007 (stock #13077)
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Large cotton furoshiki made of several kinds of pieces which are recycled. Judging from printed characters, it looks it was used by a textile weaving company or a textile seller. The original color faded but in excellent condition except for some stains (washed). All hand-sewn. The first half of the 20th century. 130cm x 166cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1397325 (stock #13083)
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Asa (hemp) man's kimono whose warps and wefts are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition but has some stains. The second half of the 19th century. 120cm x 75cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1399639 (stock #13107)
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Juban (under kimono) made of thick silk crepe with hand-painting (Yuzen-zome) of Furyu Odori (dance) which is a motif from a pair of byobu (screen), titled “Kaka Yurakuzu Byobu” It is a screen which is a National Treasure made in 17th century depicting people dancing under the cherry blossoms (right panel) and aronia (left panel). In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. With a name inside, but unreadable. 130cm x 130cm