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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1146814 (stock #10648)
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This is a cotton shop hanten with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) shop's logo and owner's name. The katazome in the lower body is unique with sprinkled small pattern. In excellent condition. The former half of the 20th century. 128cm x 101cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1160957 (stock #10694)
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$95.00
This is an unlined woman's summer kimono made of horizontal silk gauze called "ro". It has the katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) dragonfly and weed design. Generally in good condition except for a rip ( mended ) in the back, however it is tucked in and hidden when it is worn. The former half of the 20th century. 130cm x 145cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1231341 (stock #J260)
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$150.00
Bamboo flower basket in gourd design. It is handwoven of bamboo strips and decorated with branches. It has a metal water container. In good condition but has some shiny parts, so that it is possible it was coated with lacquer later. Former half of the 20th century. W:45cm D:23cm H:39cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1254388 (stock #11020)
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$90.00
Obi (sash) for a summer kimono. It is made of black silk gauze whose warps are crossed. It has woven pattern, shells with sea weeds called "miru". It is woven of blue silk threads, dark red urushi coated threads, gold and silver threads on black ground. Generally in good condition except for some rips in sides. The first half of the 20th century. 31.5cm x 3m88cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1255671 (stock #11030)
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$390.00
Pilgrim's hanten made of gray cotton with Sanscrit letters which are the symbols of the Buddhas. And also "Omine-san" in kanji letters which is located in Nara prefecture. It has been the hallow mountain and the center of the ascetic training, called shugen-do. This hanten has printed images of "En-no-gyosha, a founder of the shugen-do and "Fudo" in the back. In good condition except for light stains. It comes with an original sash. The first half of 20th century. 130cm x 95cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1303197 (stock #11272)
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$250.00
Small boro futonji made of many kinds of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton fragments such as stripes, plain, checks. The ground cloth is not large one sheet cloth but it is patchwork of many small fragments. It is said in Northern area, cotton was not cultivated because of the colder climate, so that it was very precious. The bunch of the cotton rags and tatters were shipped there and people bought it and made it into noragi (work wear), futonji, bags and so on. Late 19th to mid 20th cent...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1305671 (stock #11285)
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$70.00
Boy's kimono worn at the Omiya-mairi that is the ceremony going to the shrine one month after the birth. Parents and family express their gratitude and pray for the baby's healthy growth. This kimono is made of plain weave silk and hand-painted kabuto (samurai's helmet) and irise pattern which is the symbol of samurai. In good condition except for a few color faded spot in the upper front and the line in the lower back. The first half of the 20th century. 80cm x 102cm
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1312028 (stock #11310)
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Silk maru-obi for the formal kimono. It is kara-ori, Chinese weave with beautiful gold threads. One side has seam and the other side is folded. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century 33cm x 3m80cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1316899 (stock #J343)
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$280.00
Urushi small tray with gold makie whose motifs are auspicious noshi and treasures. It has an original wooden box. In excellent condition except for a chip (8mm) in the rim. Late 19th to mid 20th century. W:27cm L:18cm H:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1318638 (stock #11339)
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Rare item. Boro cotton kimono (yukata) whose original ground cloth is jishiro Narumi-kongata. It is hand-spun cotton with stencil-dyeing which is imitating shibori (tie-dyeing) made in Meiji (1868~1912). Other cloth are machine-woven cotton. The first half of the 20th century. It is worn out and has holes and dirty parts. 126cm x 133cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1319090 (stock #11342)
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Boro small carpet mostly made of hand-spun cotton dyed with indigo. It has 4 to 5 layers and roughly sewn sashiko (stitches) with white cotton thread. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 78cm x 146cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1320357 (stock #11351)
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Silk brocade obi, sash for rather formal kimono. It is imitating shibori pattern with embossed-like weaving. The motif is stream and bird. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 34cm x 4m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1321320 (stock #J350)
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Daifuku-cho which was used by a merchant to keep their business record (according to writings, it seems soba restaurant). This one is special because it has labels with client's name made of thin bamboo chips. The paper is handmade "washi", Japanese paper. It is from Shizuoka Pref. judging from the client's name. Showa 8 (1933). In good condition. W:15.5cm L:41.5cm H:6cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1321830 (stock #J352)
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A bag made of knitted hemp thread and hemp cloth. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has a small hyotan and the name of the shop or company is stamped in the back. Generally in good condition but has some stains and one break in the knitted bottom. Late 19th mid 20th century. 33cm x 18cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1322852 (stock #11368)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with kanji tsutsugaki peom which is free-hand drawing with rice-paste resist and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow color. It has hand-sewn stitches in both sides for strength. Late 19th to mid 20th century. In excellent condition and looks scarcely used. 68cm x 80cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1324461 (stock #12375)
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A pair of tabi cover called 'ko-kake' made of layerds of hand-spun cotton with hand-stitched sashiko for warmth and waterpfoof. It was worn in the field in cold climate. The ground cloth as well as sashiko threads are natural indigo dyed. It has wear and breaks. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:24cm H:13cm
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)