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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 #1417438 (stock #13261)
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$100.00
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Three panels of noren (shop curtain) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with kakishibu (persimmon tannin). It has kamon (family crest) "Igeta-mon" whose design is originated from a frame of well. All hand-sewn with indigo dyed cotton thread. In good condition but has two mending patches, wear and stains. The second half of the 19th century. 100cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417386 (stock #13260)
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Three kasuri child's kimono which look hand-spun cotton. All in excellent condition except for very light stain in the white ground one. The first half of the 20th century. Right: 65cm x 62cm, Middle: 78cm x 80cm, Left: 65cm x 62cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417325 (stock #13258)
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$240.00
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Sakiori sodenashi (vest) hand-woven of strips for wefts which are recycled from old indigo dye cotton cloth and warps are asa (hemp) threads. It has some mending patches and wear. The first half of the 20th century. 35cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417170 (stock #13257)
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Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. Sashiko thread is also indigo dyed cotton. The feature of this zukin is the crest in the front head which is hand-embroidered "Tsuta" character. Water was poured over head before a fireman entered a fire site. Late 19th to early 20th century. Cloth in the back of the front panels is cotton with stripes. In excellent condition. Width when folded:31cm, Length:49cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417161 (stock #13256)
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Beautiful Okinawan uchikui which is a furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with cherry blossom design. The dye technique is tsutsugaki and bingata-zome which is traditional Okinawan dyeing technique adding colorful vegetable color or pigment. Uchikui is dyed with either tsutsugaki or katazome (stencil-resist-dye). Uchikui is used for not only wrapping but also covering gifts. This uchikui is two panels sewn together. Wefts are choma (ramie) and warps are cotton. Uchikui has same family crest in the last p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1416875 (stock #13255)
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Amazing boro futonji with mending patches which are kasuri, katazome (stencil-resist-dye), stripes and so on. Some fragments are hand-spun cotton and some are not. It might be from Kansai district as it has some Yamato Kasuri (cotton white ground kasuri) which was woven in Nara from Late Edo (mid 19th century). It has holes and some fragments whose wefts are lost. The second half of the 19th century. 192cm x 208cm
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 #1416454 (stock #13253)
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Boro zokin (duster) with sashiko. It is made of about 10 layers of cotton cloth with sashiko whose threads are asa (hemp) as well as indigo dyed cotton. The first half of the 20th centuy. 42cm x 32cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1416270 (stock #J567)
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Rare item. Hand-painted sample pictures of Meibutsugire which is imported fabrics from China, India, Persia, South East Asia etc. between early 12th and early 18th century. They were mainly silk brocades and silk damask which were used for scroll mountings, fukusa and bags for tea utensils. Meibutsugire literally means named fabrics. According to writings in the back, it is painted by "Seika" in Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu in 18th century. In excellent condition. paintings in 28 pages. 20cm x ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1416268 (stock #J566)
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A pair of wooden tabi-kata, patterns for tabi socks. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. L:21.5cm, W:7cm, H:4.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1416016 (stock #J565)
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4 sheets of "tatougami" made of recycled washi (Japanese handmade paper) used at a pawn shop. Hocked items were wrapped in this tatougami and kept. It is made of used washi with letters and kakishibu is thinly painted. Each one has the name of the pawn shop. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition but a few moth bite holes. 77cm x 77cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1415927 (stock #13252)
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$180.00
Cotton futonji with katazome (stencil-resist dye) dyed with vegetable indigo. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and has rather thick texture. The pattern is "Sayagata" and "Yotsume (literally forur eyes), both are traditional pattern. In excellent condition except for 3 mending patches, however not very noticeable. The second half of the 19th century. 33.5cm x 3m36cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1415448 (stock #13251)
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$90.00
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Cotton large furoshiki with a logo of a kimono shop. The patterns are katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It has some stains and mending patches. The first half of the 20th century. 130cm x 163cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1415147 (stock #J564)
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Twelve Shinsho are guardian Buddhas of Yakushi Nyorai and they are 12 worriors and armoured. They have 12 animal symbols on the head. This one looks "Sarugami", monkey judging from the apprearance. Early 18th century. In good condition but some parts are lost. Height:29cm Width:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1940 item #1415145 (stock #J563)
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Oribe-yaki choshi, a container for sake. Oribe-yaki was originally made in Mino in Gifu prefecture. It was first made by Furuta Oribe, a tea master and an apprentice of Senno Rikyu in late 16th century. This choshi has hand-painted chidori and green glaze. In excellent condition with a wood box. The first half of the 20th century. H:12cm Length with a spout:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1415144 (stock #13249)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of recycled ramie (choma) fragments. All hand sewn except for a blue belt. The frame cloth is silk gauze."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 ). Generally in good condition except for some color bleeding parts. The first half o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1414897 (stock #13248)
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Noren made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable dyed (probably kakishibu) and all hand-sewn. It has "Yotsume" family crest. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 122cm x 126cm