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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1281012 (stock #J311)
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$100.00
Wooden candle with a copper hook and candle plate holder with an owner's name. In good condition but has some dirt and the jointing part of the candle holder and the wood is a bit loose. 19th century. L:59cm W of the top:5.5cm W of the bottom:7.5cm Thickness:1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1281645 (stock #11123)
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Cape made of cotton kasuri on one side and cotton stripe on the other which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It is called "maru-gappa" or "hiki-mawashi". It was worn on the occasion of travel. The word "kappa" came from Portuguese "capa". The Portuguese first came to Japan ca. 17th century. The piping is made of handwoven hemp. Generally in good condition but kasuri side has a mending patch and a hole. The stripe side has wear and several holes. Late Edo period, the first half of th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284104 (stock #11134)
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$190.00
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-woven pongee silk with stripes called Ki-hachijo. The ground yellow color is dyed with "kariyasu", the wild plant in many times. Ki-hachijo was originally woven in Hachijo Island from 17th century but similar pongee silk was woven in other places later. Probably this one was woven in Hachijo Island. It has natural indigo dyed pongee silk lining and also has thin floss silk inside. In excellent condition except for some light stains near the shoulder an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284553 (stock #11142)
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Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe in many kinds such as komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), plain, stripes with wild silk and figured. The lining is indigo 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 except for a few stains´┐Ż@and a few tiny moth holes in the upper front, benibana part. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1289468 (stock #11164)
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$90.00
Yose-gire han-juban (short under kimono) made of many kinds of silk crepe such as katazome (stencil-dyeing), plain, figured, shibori (tie-dyeing), Yuzen-zome (free-hand painting), check with wild silk and so on. The red cloth is wool muslin. All the cloth look dyed with vegetable color except for the red wool muslin. The lining and the collar are hand-spun cotton. It has wear, rips and holes. The second half of the 19th century. 120cm x 71cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1291047 (stock #J319)
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$200.00
Jingasa worn by a worrior. It is handwoven of Japanese paper yarn which is made from kozo tree fiber and coated with urushi, lacquer. This kind of paper textile 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, tabacco pipe case, lunch box, water bottle and so on in Edo period. This jingasa is in good condition except for a rift and the cords inside are much worn out. Edo period (the 18th or the first hal...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1297498 (stock #11225)
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$150.00
Man's kimono made of hand-spun cotton with komon pattern which literally means "small pattern". It is originated in the dyeing of kamishimo, a top and a bottom worn by feudal lords (samurai) during the Edo period. It has machine-woven and indigo dyed cotton lining which is probably imported from England and called "kanakin". The latter half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. 128cm x 127cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300379 (stock #11250)
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Man's kimono with crests which is made of asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. The wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has thick and stiff texture. In good condition except for some wear and indigo color faded parts and also, a few blackish stains. 19th century. 120cm x 126cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300897 (stock #11255)
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Asa (hemp) cloth with tsutsugaki shrimp which is an auspicious motif. It symbolizes longevity showing that one can live long till having the waist bended. It is made of asa (hemp) and the wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. 19th century. In good condition but has some wear, stains and indigo color faded parts. 90cm x 65cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
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$480.00
Asa (hemp) wrapping cloth with hand-drawn tsutsugaki noshi design. Noshi is an auspicious motif which used to be flattened abalone strips and was decorated on a gift. The wefts and warps are both hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. In good condition except for some wear and stains. 19th century. 84cm x 103.5cm
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 paperü@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 : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1301785 (stock #J334)
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Tobacco case with wood netsuke. It is made of deer skin with letters and a crest which are dyed with the technique called "fusube-gawa". The deer skin is smoked with burning rice straws and gets brown color. Fusube-gawa is used for armors or wallets in Edo period. It has carved wooden netsuke. In good condition except for open seam in the side. 11.8cm x 17.5cm Diameter of netsuke: 6cm 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1304315 (stock #11276)
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$80.00
Ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). It has natural indigo color warps and wefts which make check pattern. It has beautiful asa katazome cloth in the top inside, whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except the indigo dyed warps have wear. 19th century 60cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1305997 (stock #11286)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of fragments of choma (ramie) and cotton. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is made with patch-work 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 old fragments of choma whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. Some fragments and four belts are cott...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309380 (stock #11290)
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Boro futonji made of many cotton fragments which are all hand-spun and natural indigo-dyed. Thy are: stripes, ikat, stencil-dye, tie-dye and plain (shima, kasuri, katazome, shibori and muji). It has beautiful mending stitches which are hemp (asa) threads. 19th century. 90cm x 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309693 (stock #11292)
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$150.00
Hashi-nui isho made of many kinds of recycled silk cloth which are: silk crepe with katazome, plain silk and stripe pongee silk. The lining is benibana dyed silk crepe. This kind of yose-gire juban was worn at the Bon Dance in Nishimonai in Akita prefecture. In good condition except for rips in the lining and wear in the both wrists. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 122cm x 124cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309696 (stock #11293)
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$250.00
Child's ceremonial kimono made of plain weave silk with beautiful hand-painted cranes. It is dyed with natural indigo and the lining is dyed with benibana. In excellent condition except for a tiny moth hole in the front lapel and a few in the sleeve, also some light stains in the upper front. The second half of the 19th century. 90cm x 113cm
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...