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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1389234 (stock #13013)
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Se-ate (kind of vest only for back) hand-woven of mawata (floss silk) and vegetable indigo dyed. It is very light and warm so that was worn under kimono in cold weather or in cold region. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 32cm x 54cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1392650 (stock #13041)
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Girl's juban (under kimono) made of silk with two kinds of beni-itajime (clamp-board-resist-dyeing) patterns. Both cloth are dyed with benibana (safflower). It has an original charm in the back with silk threads (se-mamori). In good condition but both sleeves are removed. The last image shows how to dye beni-itajime in old days. The second half of the 19th century. 42cm x 95cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1374589 (stock #12809)
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Han-haba (half width) obi (sash) made of indigo color cotton worn with a casual kimono. It has beautiful sashiko (quilting) of as-no-ha (hemp leaf) motif on one side and flower motif in the other side. In excellent condition except for a small whitish stain (6th image). 20th century. 14cm x 2m60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #823326 (stock #8676)
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This is a hakama ( pants ) which is hand woven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo. This kudzu-fu hakama was worn in summer. In good condition except for several holes ( 1cm x 1cm ~ 0.5mm x 0.5mm ). Length 82cm. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( mid or late 19th C ).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #907658 (stock #9863)
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This is a komebukuro ( rice bag ) which is made of plain silk crepe, silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and Yuzen zome ( paste-resist ). Komebukuro was used when people exchanged rice as a gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It has a beautiful silk cord with tassels. In good condition except for a small moth holes. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 38cm x 30cm 15.0" x 11.8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1191051 (stock #10797)
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This is a wool woman's kimono with geometric pattern which is weft and warp kasuri. It has no lining. The wool kimono was popular between 1950s to 1960s. In excellent condition. 130cm x 151cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1293328 (stock #J323)
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Design sample book of fukusa (gift cover) which is woodblock printed. It has 30 designs, mostly used on happy occasions except for the 5th photo, the lotus flower motif. Generally in good condition. Printed in Meiji 34 (1902) in Kyoto. 18cm x 25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1302868 (stock #11265)
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Sakabukuro with mending and stitches which is made of cotton. It was used in the process of making Japanese wine (sake), in squeezing fermentation broth (moromi) in it to extract sake. It used to be the lighter color, but the darker it became as it was used repeatedly. 20th century. 24cm x 71cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1310000 (stock #11300)
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Cotton fragments with hand-sewn sashiko (quilting) which are unfinished except for one piece of wrist guard (center). They are supposed to be made to tabi, socks with sashiko. They are from Tohoku (North-East) district. The threads of quilting is cotton or hemp. 20th century. The wrist guard: 12cm x 37cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324605 (stock #12377)
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A pair of shin cover for a woman put on when she traveled, which is made of plain weave silk and dyed with natural indigo. It has hand-spun cotton lining and silk crepe laces with shibori which are dyed with benibamna, safflower. 19th century. In excellent condition except for some stains. 12cm x 28cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1324629 (stock #12381)
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Bag made of gold brocade silk satin with woven pattern which are recycled from old cloth. It has thin cotton lining and the cord is silk. Late 19th to mid 20th century. In good condition except for some wear and holes near the bottom. W:35.5cm H:24cm (when it is flat)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1324721 (stock #12379)
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A pair of tabi (top) and a pair of tabi cover (ko-kake). The pair of tabi is made of white hand-spun cotton and has mending stitches in the sole. The pair of ko-kake has sashiko (quilting) with white cotton thread for warmth and strength. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. Tabi L:22.5cm W:9.3cm Tabi cover L:22cm H:3.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324724 (stock #12380)
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A pair of man's kyahan (shin cover) put in case of travel which is made of indigo dyed cotton stripes. In excellent condition. 19th century. W:40cm L:27.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1337698 (stock #11455)
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Bag made of asa (hemp) Omi kasuri and akaso kasuri which were woven in Omi district in Shiga prefecture. Both have double ikat pattern. The bag has beautiful appliqued silk design.. The cord is cotton. In good condition except for some damages in the silk applique cloth. 27cm x 16cm Diameter of the bottom:21cm 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1339371 (stock #12462)
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Baby's cotton kimono (yukata) with one kind of katazome which is called "chu-sen". Generally, yukata, tenugui (cotton hand towel) and fukin (kitchen cloth) are dyed with the technique. Tan-mono (roll of cloth) are folded in many layers and each layer is applied with paste resist and then dye is poured. In good condition except for some sprinkled tiny stains. The first half of the 20th century. 59.5cm x 61.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1343096 (stock #12499)
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Sakiori obi (sash) for kimono whose warps are black cotton threads and wefts are cotton strips torn from old kimono, futonji, furoshiki etc. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 16cm x 3m24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1358266 (stock #12607)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with sashiko (stitches) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has roughly shand-sewn sashiko with cotton thread. It has a hole (1.5cm x 2mm) in the center and two tiny holes. 98cm x 106cm Late 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1358563 (stock #J418)
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Wood container in the shape of bamboo shoot and has colorful lacquer painted. In good condition but has minor dents and dirt. The first half of the 20th century. H:14.5cm Diameter:9.5cm