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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1255347 (stock #11025)
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Wallet made of silk dark velvet outside and brocade inside. It has a beautiful and elaborate hand-carved clasp whose motif is "karajishi", an imaginary animal looks like a lion. Used but in good condition. 19th century. 21cm x 14cm (when it is folded)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1273188 (stock #11091)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton with "Takara-zukushi" motif. It is a auspicious one which has many kinds of treasures such as treasure ball, a mallet, gold coins, a cape, deer horns, and treasure bag and a crest. In excellent condition except for a few tiny rips (2mm~1cm) in the middle part. It has katazome belt of cloth in the back. 19th century. 83.5cm x 95.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1279133 (stock #11110)
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Rare item from Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. Two pieces of cotton cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. Feather is spun together with wefts (said to be swan's) which looks like white kasuri cloth. Probably two pieces were sleeves of a kimono. 20th century. 36cm x 94cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299684 (stock #11247)
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Hagi-isho juban (under kimono) made of silk in many kinds such as silk crepe, figured silk, pongee silk and wild silk. The patterns are: komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), stripes, checks, kasuri (ikat) and solid color. The lining is indigo dyed pongee silk and floss silk in the hem. All the dyes are vegetable such as benibana (safflower), indigo, purple grass root and so on. In excellent condition. Mid 19th to early 20th century. 127cm x 138cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1300037 (stock #11248)
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Woman's unlined kimono made of pongee silk with itajime-shibori (board-clamped dyeing) pattern. It looks chemical indigo-dyed. In excellent condition except for a small brown stain in the back sleeve (5mm x 5mm). The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1301783 (stock #J333)
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Hyotan (gourd) made of paper yarn and urshi coated. It is handwoven of Japanese paper@yarn which is made from kozo tree fiber and coated with urushi, lacquer. This paper craft is called "kami nagato" or "nagato" and it is durable and waterproof so that it was made into many kinds of folk crafts such as bowl, tobacco pipe case, lunch box, water bottle and so on in Edo period. It has hand-painted maple leaf design with red urushi. This gourd was probably used for liquid. 19th century. In excellen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1303303 (stock #11273)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of silk gauze and figured silk fragments which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). In excellent condition except for three mending patches and two tiny moth holes. The fra...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1309896 (stock #11295)
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Pilgrim's coat made of asa (hemp) with hand-written Buddhist sutra. It also has stampted Zao Gongen who is a main image of the Kinpusen-ji temple and Ominesan-ji temple. It has many red stamps of holy places where the pilgrim had visited such as Ominesan-ji, Kinpusen-ji, Zaodo etc. which are located between Wakayama and Nara prefecture where "shugen-sha ( holy man )" has been practicing Shugendo. The area was designated as "World Heritage". The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1310987 (stock #11303)
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Cotton girl's juban (under kimono) for furisode (formal kimono) with katazome pattern. It is called beni-itajime which is one kind of board-clamped dyeing with benibana (safflower). Benibana was very precious in old days and it was mainly grown in Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture. The last photo shows the process of beni-itajime in old days (Reference source: Yomigaeru Maboroshino Senshoku, published by Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo). Meiji period (1868~1912). In excellent condition except...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1310995 (stock #11304)
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Samurai's jinbaori which is worn over armors. The ground cloth is wool fabric called "goro or goro fukuren" which had been imported from western countries such as England or Holland from 16th and 17th centuries. It has patchworked woolen crest "Kuyo-mon" in the back. The front panels are made of silk silver brocade and the lining is printed cotton chintz imported from Europe. The design of the jinbaori was modeled on the clothing of the Spanish or the Portuguese who came to Japan around 16th cen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1311397 (stock #11280)
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Two tsuno-bukuro which were used for the grain. They are made of asa (hemp) and whose selvedges are diagonally sewn together so that the bag is a bit stretchable. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It has the owner's name and the place in Shiga prefecture. It has some mending stitches with white cotton threads and some stains. Late 19th early 20th century (mid Meiji period). Right:41cm x 126cm Left:44cm x 116cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1315095 (stock #11322)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of choma (ramie) and all hand-sewn. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is made of fragments of old choma (ramie). This small chogappo was used to cover food on the tray. Both wefts and warps are hand-plie...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1316609 (stock #11336)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of choma (ramie) and all hand-sewn. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). It has several holes and thin parts. 19th century. 94cm x 96cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1330063 (stock #12411)
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Cotton futonji with hand-drawn tsutsugaki tea utensil motif, which is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has tea utensils such as tea kettle, furnace, flower vase, fan, stone tea mill, tea whisk and so on. Futonji with tea utensils was mainly made in Sanuki in Kagawa Pref., Izumo in Shimane Pref., Iyo in Ehime Pref. where the tea ceremony has been popular. In excellent condition with indigo cotton frame except for many cotton dust in the back. Meiji period (1868~1912) 147cm x 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1332730 (stock #12434)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of fragments of choma (ramie) which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn except that some fragments have original machine stitches. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). In g...