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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1373555 (stock #12795)
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Fragment of asa kaya (hemp mosquito net) whose wefts and warps are hand plied. The ground cloth and the mending patch are natural indigo dyed. Late 19th to 20th century. 35cm x 33cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1373556 (stock #12793)
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Sakiori sash which is handwoven of strips recycled from old cotton cloth for wefts. Warps look silk threads. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 11cm x 1m64cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1373833 (stock #12798)
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Asa (taima, hemp) bag whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition with nice mending stitches. Mostly hand-sewn but the rim is machine-sewn. The second half of the 19th century. 30cm x 55cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1385251 (stock #12965)
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Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) with Daruma, Hotei and orisuru motifs. It is made of thin hand-spun cotton. In good condition but has a few mending patches and tiny holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 77cm x 74cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1397576 (stock #13088)
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Sakiori obi (sash) hand-woven of tiny bunch of silk threads for wefts, not strips recycled from old cloth, which are probably leftover silk threads from a domestic weaver. Most of the color look vegetable dye. It is also called "sakiori". Warps are also silk threads. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 12.2cm x 1m76cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1397575 (stock #13086)
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Sakiori obi (sash) hand-woven of strips recycled from old silk kimono and warps are also silk threads. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 11cm x 2m6cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1283141
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Katazome Monshi (woodblock print on Japanese paper) with mingei (folk art) motifs. It was first created by Serizawa Keisuke (1927~1984) who was a textile dyeing artist and a Living National Treasure. He was inspired by Okinawan Bingata, stencil-dyeing so much that he first created stencil-dyeing paper print in 1935. He was also involved in Japanese Folk Art Movement. The designs of these prints originated from his design and probably made by his successor such as Okamura Kichiemon, Kojima...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1351247 (stock #J390)
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Paper stencil for kimono or futonji which are made of wash, Japanese handmade paper. The first paper stencil resist dyeing appeared in the Kamakura and Nanboku-cho period (1185~1392). It was applied for many items later, such as samurai's kamishimo(komon), civilian's kimono, No-drama costume and so on. Mino-gami (handmade paper made in Mino in Gifu Pref.) is used for the stencil. Two to four sheets of paper made from kozo (paper mulberry) tree are pasted together with paste mixed with kaki-shibu...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1351256 (stock #J397)
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Paper stencil for kimono or futonji which are made of wash, Japanese handmade paper. The first paper stencil resist dyeing appeared in the Kamakura and Nanboku-cho period (1185~1392). It was applied for many items later, such as samurai's kamishimo(komon), civilian's kimono, No-drama costume and so on. Mino-gami (handmade paper made in Mino in Gifu Pref.) is used for the stencil. Two to four sheets of paper made from kozo (paper mulberry) tree are pasted together with paste mixed with kaki-shibu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #770583 (stock #8549)
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This is a beautiful silk hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of Edo chirimen ( silk crepe ), wild silk and plain silk. The techniques are tie-dyeing, hand painting and stencil-resist-dyeing. The purple and red parts are woven of wild silk. All the cloths are dyed with natural colors such as natural indigo, safflower and so on. This juban is a good example of prominent techniques of weaving and dyeing in Edo era. It has a cotton lining. In excellent condition except for a rip ( 5cm ) i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #877191 (stock #9782)
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This is a "shimacho", a sample book of hand woven and natural indigo and vegetable dyed cotton. It has amazing 37 pages and 567 pieces and there is few shimacho which has so many pieces and in good condition. Some pieces were woven in Edo and some were in Meiji period. In excellent condition. Late Edo to early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C ) 13cm x 20.5cm 5.1" x 8.1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #883207 (stock #9817)
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This is a gorgeous hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of many kinds of silk such as plain silk with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), silk crepe with itajime ( board-clamp-dyeing ) and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and shibori ( tie-dyeing ), wild silk and so on. This piece was exhibited in the show in Japan. It has thin cotton lining inside. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid 19th C to early 20th C ). In excellent condition except for a few tiny moth holes. 122cm x 131cm 48" x 51.6"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #933655 (stock #9964)
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This is a beautiful girl's kimono made of hand-woven asa ( hemp ) and dyed with benibana ( safflower ). Benibana was cultivated in Shonai region in old days in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district, however it is mainly imported from abroad now. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) In excellent condition except for a hole in the lower back ( 3mm x 5mm ). 70cm x 86cm 27.6" x 33.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #981380 (stock #J113)
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This is a beautiful andon( lantern ) which is made of wood and coated with brown urushi ( japanese lacquer ). The light source was oil or a candle in old days, but a light bulb is replaced for this one. You can see the prominent craftsmanship of wood, especially in the round cover. In excellent condition. Mid to late 19th century. Height: 62.5cm Diameter of the cover: 26cm Diameter of the bottom: 18cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1075765 (stock #10419)
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This is a piece of Narumi-kongata cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo-dyed. Narumo-kongata cloth imitates the shibori ( tie-dyeing ) which has been made mainly in Arimatsu-Narumi region in Aichi prefecture. The white ground ( jishiro ) piece is less common than indigo blue ground one. The elaborate plural katagami ( paper stencils ) are used for this cloth and has exactly same pattern on both sides which requires prominent craftsmanship. The motifs are sparrow and bamboo. It was a part o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1076641 (stock #10431)
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This is a silk brocade obi with karakusa pattern. It has black silk satin lining. In excellent condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 26.7cm x 3m18cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1133592 (stock #10605)
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This is a pair of kyahan ( shin cover ) made of natural indigo dyed cotton and has beautiful and elaborate sashiko ( quilting ). It is from Tohoku ( east-north ) district. In good condition. The former half of the 20th century. 36cm x 13.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1247729 (stock #10973)
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Futonji with maru-mon which are tsutsugaki round crests of auspicious motifs such as a crane, a turtle, bamboos, pine trees, plum flowers, cloves, scrolls, noshi, shells with sea weeds etc. The designs are dyed with tsutsugaki technique which is free-hand resist-dyeing using rice paste and dyed with natural indigo. It is made of hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 129cm x 159cm