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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1401277 (stock #13124)
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Omigasuri child's kimono made of asa (hemp). Omi region is located near Kyoto and asa textiles have been woven since ca.12th century there. Wefts are dyed with clamp-board so that white horizontal bars are in the selvedge. Meiji (1868~1912) The white cloth of the belts and inside is hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition. 82xm x 76cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1411320 (stock #13204)
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Zanshi-ori long cloth which is domestically woven of leftover yarns. Both wefts and warps are hand-spun cotton and vegetable dye. It has soft and light texture. 20th century. In excellent condition. 26cm x 3m70cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1416456 (stock #13254)
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Fragments of silk brocade for Meiji obi (sash). Jacquard loom was imported from France in mid 19th century and silk brocade with exquisite small pattern was much produced in Nishijin in Kyoto. Some have washi lining and others have not. Meiji period (1868~1912) 78 frgments from 13.5cm x 5.5cm to 34.5cm x 29cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417532 (stock #13190)
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Two panels of zanshi-ori cloth which is domestically hand-woven of left over indigo threads. It has beautiful irregular stripes and vegetable indigo gradation. It used to be futonji, so it has some cotton dust in the back. In good condition and mending sashiko is superior. It has thick texture. The first half of the 20th century. 67cm x 172cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1420262 (stock #13270)
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Furoshiki with tsutsugaki "Mukai Cho" (facing butterflies) family crest. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. In excellent condition except for light stains along the jointing seams. The second half of the 19th century. 101cm x 108cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1425429 (stock #13277)
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Two panels of asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has beautiful faded vegetable indigo color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 35cm x 1m96cm each.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1430398 (stock #1311)
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A roll of silk cloth for a kimono with Kanoko-shibori which is very tiny shibori called Kanoko-shibori. The ground cloth is very fine figured silk. In excellent condition. 1950s to 1970s. 33cm x 12m10cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1364519 (stock #12659)
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Sakiori obi (sash) handwoven of strips which are recycled from old silk kimono. The warps are also silk threads. It has beautiful mixture of many colors. In excellent condition. 20th century 14.8cm x 3m20cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1395205 (stock #13065)
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Maru obi ith woven autumn motifs such as crysanthemums, maples waves and so on. Maru-obi is wide cloth folded in half so that one side has seams. In good condition. First half of the 20th century. 33cm x 3m92cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #926148 (stock #9943)
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This is a boy's dochugi made of hand-woven tsumugi ( pongee silk ). Dochugi is a kind of coat worn over a kimono when one goes out. In good condition except for some faded part in front. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. 1900s~1920s ) 101cm x 63cm 39.8" x 24.8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1301785 (stock #J334)
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Tobacco case with wood netsuke. It is made of deer skin with letters and a crest which are dyed with the technique called "fusube-gawa". The deer skin is smoked with burning rice straws and gets brown color. Fusube-gawa is used for armors or wallets in Edo period. It has carved wooden netsuke. In good condition except for open seam in the side. 11.8cm x 17.5cm Diameter of netsuke: 6cm 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1322245 (stock #11360)
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Woman's asa (probably choma) kimono worn in summer. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. In good condition except for some light stains and a hole in the silk cloth in the back of the panel in front. 19th century. 124cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1358564 (stock #12610)
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Cotton cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed with katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) pattern. The motif is traditional bamboo. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 34cm x 81cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1360161 (stock #12614)
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Taiten shibori man's kimono. The warps for shortening are woven as the cloth is woven. The cloth makes gathering as the warps are shortened and dyed. This shibori was called Taiten Shibori and was very popular in early Showa period (1925s to 1930s), however once declined but much used as common shibori after 1945. In excellent condition. 1920s to 1950s 138cm x 134cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1381807 (stock #12930)
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Cotton cloth with Arashi-shibori which is one kind of tie-dye invented in Arimatsu-Narumi in 1880. The cloth is wrapped around a big pole and thread is also rolled around it. The cloth is compressed and dyed. This cloth is remake and made of 4 fragments and has 4 mending patches. It also has a patch written as "hara-maki(belly band)". Te first half of the 20th century. 77cm x 75cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1383278 (stock #12944)
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A pair of waraji (sandals) made of strips which are recycled from asa (hemp) cloth. In good condition but some of laces are lost. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 23cm x 8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1387001 (stock #12987)
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Old and used asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. Tha second half of the 19th century to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 32.5cm x 6m15cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1390708 (stock #13032)
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Fukusa (gift cover) or furoshiki (wrapping cloth made of old European prints (sarasa) in both sides. One side has motif of beautiful autumn plants and flowers and leaves in the other. Hand-sewn and in excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 70cm x 72cm