Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1434245 (stock #13356)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
Rope made of recycled cotton cloth such as kimono, futonji etc. The first half of the 20th century. 1.8cm x 10m47cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1434244 (stock #13355)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
Rope made of recycled old cotton cloth such as kimono, futonji etc. The first half of the 20th century. 1.5cm x 10m92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1434242 (stock #13354)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
Rope made of recycled cotton cloth such as kimono, futonji etc. The first half of the 20th century. 2cm x 8m19cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1434241 (stock #13353)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. It has tsutsugaki crest, asanoha design and sashiko in the four corners with tassels. All hand-sewn, In excellent condition except for a few brownish stains. Late 19th to early 20th century. 102cm x 112cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1434239 (stock #J595)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
A sheet 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 painted for insect repellent and for moisture-resisting. It has the age Taisho 14 (1926) It has two moth bite holes. 85cm x 81cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1434238 (stock #J594)
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A sheet 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 painted for insect repellent and for moisture-resisting. Early 20th century. 74cm x 75cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1434230 (stock #J593)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
A sheet 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 painted for insect repellent and for moisture-resisting. It has letters Tisho 14 (1926). The first half of the 20th century. 82cm x 83cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1434074 (stock #13352)
Haruko Watanabe
$120.00
Cotton han-juban (short under kimono) with itajime-shibori (clamp-board dye). Both sleeves are removed. White collar and ground cloth have rather thick texture. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 66cm x 55xm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1434035 (stock #13351)
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Boy's ceremonial kimono made of cotton. It has kata Yuzen-zome "carp and stream" design which is a symbol of strength and success. Kata-yuzenzome is the technique using katagami (stencil) and hand-coloring. It has thin fossil silk lining so that probably from Tohoku or Japan Sea side area. Meiji period (1868~1912) In good condition except for some brownish stains. 106cm x 95cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1433827 (stock #13350)
Haruko Watanabe
$380.00
Asa (hemp) noren made of five panels and vegetable indigo dyed. It is heavily used and has wear. Warps and wefts are hand-plied and all hand sewn. 170cm x 64cm (without belt) The second half of the 19th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1433825 (stock #13349)
Haruko Watanabe
$300.00
A roll of asa (hemp) kaya cloth whose wefts and warps are hand-plied and dyed with vegetable indigo. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Approx. 34cm x 18m35cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1433738 (stock #J592)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
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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:21cm W:8cm H:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1433736 (stock #13348)
Haruko Watanabe
$120.00
Amazing boro tabi made of hand-spun cotton with mending patches. All original condition. The first half of the 20th century. 22.5cm x 11cm (sole)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1433734 (stock #13347)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
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Silk meisen kimono without lining. It has double ikat checker board pattern. In excellent condition. Mid century (1930s to 1940s) 128cm x 148cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1433548 (stock #13346)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
Two pieces of asa (hemp) cloth whose warps and wefts are hand-plied. Some minor brownish stains but in good condition as a whole. It has washi strip in one of the hems. The second half of the 19th century. 35cm x 2m60cm, 36cm x 2m60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1433547 (stock #13345)
Haruko Watanabe
$300.00
Sample book of fragments which are mostly hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) and also has ramie and hemp with kasuri pattern and bashofu with katazome. It has about 80 different fragments. In good condition. The second half of the 19th century. 8cm x 24cm x 3cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1433271 (stock #13344)
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Haori with Kanoko-shibori which is tiny shibori pattern. The ground cloth is thin figured silk. It has hand-braded belts in front. In excellent condition. 1960s to 1980s 126cm x 77cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1433155 (stock #13342)
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$50.00
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Sakiori obi whose wefts are cotton strips recycled from old cloth and wefts are cotton yarn. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13cm x 3m
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1433068 (stock #13342)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton. It has tsutsugaki auspicious motifs such as cranes and Meoto-iwa which is a scenery of two rocks in the sea, a large one and small one. Meoto means a husband and a wife and Meoto-iwa are seen in many places in Japan. It is a symbol of worship for nature and good harmonious marriage. The tsutsugaki dye is much faded and has some holes and stains. The second half of the 19th century. 66cm x 73cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1432952 (stock #13340)
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Futonji or shikimono (carpet) made of many pieces of hand-spun cotton cloth except for the lining. Most of pieces are vegetable indigo dyed and some with chawata (natural brown cotton)It has some holes and mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 120cm x 130cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1432951 (stock #13339)
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Asa (hemp) sleeveless kimono with hemp strings. Warps and wefts are both hand-plied. It is not clear who wore this, possibly worn at a religious event or training. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 61cm x 116cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1432949 (stock #13338)
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Asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth with mending patches which are mostly hemp. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied and dyed with vegetable indigo. Late 19th to early 20th century. 105cm x 2m08cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432627 (stock #J585)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
Two large bags made of several washi (Japanese handmade paper) pasted and lightly painted with kakishibu (persimmon tannin). They were used at the tea leaf shop in Shizuoka prefecture. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 82cm x 122cm each
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432626 (stock #J584)
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Two large bags made of several washi (handmade Japanese paper) pasted and painted with kakishibu (persimmon tannin) for waterproof and strength. They were used by a tea leaf shop in Shizuoka prefecture. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition L:83cm x 119cm, S:75cm x 88cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1432405 (stock #13333)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Cotton kimono with shibori (tie-dye) pattern which is paulownia flower motif. All hand-tied and dyed with vegetable indigo. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 126cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432331 (stock #13337)
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Sakiori obi hand-woven of strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are cotton yarn. In excellent condition. 1930s to 40s. 18cm x 3m4cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1432329 (stock #13336)
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Sakiori obi, a sash for a casual kimono. It is hand-woven of strips for wefts which are cotton and silk, Warps are thin hemp yarn. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 14.5cm x 2m68cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432327 (stock #13335)
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Haori with hand-tied shibori pattern which is asa-no-ha (hemp leaf) pattern. It has beautiful lining which is plain weave silk with itajime-shibori (board clamp dye) asa-no-ha pattern. In excellent condition. 1920s to 40s. 128cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1431929 (stock #13331)
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Cotton kimono with shibori (tie-dye) and katazome (stencil-resist-dye). Shibori is still fresh and in excellent condition. 20th century. 124cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1431928 (stock #13332)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Cotton kimono with Miura Shibori and dyed with vegetable indigo. Hand-sewn and shibori is also hand-tied. In excellent condition except for indigo faded parts. 20th century. 128cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1431926 (stock #13323)
Haruko Watanabe
$220.00
Cotton kimono with Nemaki Shibori (thread resisted rings) and Kanoko Shibori (Bound Dots) with a crest and characters motif. All hand-sewn and vegetable indigo dyed. The lining in the upper part is a recycled cotton towel (tenugui). In excellent condition. 20th century. 136cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1431582 (stock #13324)
Haruko Watanabe
$550.00
Sakiori coat recycled from indigo cloth. Wefts are indigo cotton strips, and also asa (hemp) yarns. Warps are hemp. It has beautiful sashiko under armpits with cotton threads and around neck with hemp threads. in good condition but indigo blue much faded in front and other parts. The first half of the 20th century. 86cm x 103cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1431580 (stock #J589)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
A small bag made of ohyo fiber, one kind of elm. It is made in Asahikawa in Hokkaido. Warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has a wood carved decoration. In excellent condition with an original carton box. 20th century. 20.5cm x 10.5cm x 5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1431475 (stock #J583)
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A sheet 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 painted for insect repellent and for moisture-resisting. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition but has one moth bite hole. 66cm x 66cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1431473 (stock #13327)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
Two pieces of zokin (dust cloth) made of indigo dyed cotton and has sashiko with asa (hemp) thread. It has three layers of cloth. The first half of the 20th century. 32cm x 24.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431285 (stock #13319)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton. It has katazome (stencil-resist-dye) carp design. it looks dyed with indigo mixed with dark color dye. The both sleeves are removed. It has some mending patches. Late 19th early 20th century. 62cm x 73cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431284 (stock #13325)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
A pair of tabi with sashiko which is made of white cotton cloth. In good condition but has some stains (washed). Late 19th to early 20th century. L:23cm W:10.5cm H:16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431141 (stock #13322)
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Furoshiki with tsutsugaki auspicious motif, sho-chiku-bai which are pine, bamboo and plum blossoms. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and colored with pigments. In good condition but has a hole (2cm x 5mm) which is mended and pigment in plum blossoms is faded. Late 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1430403 (stock #13312)
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Samurai's kaji-haori (jacket), mune-ate (breast pad) and ate (ornament in the back waist) and all pieces have Tomoe kamon (three-way family crest). The ground fabric is not sure, looks mixture of cotton and wool and the lining is cotton European print. There were many massive fires in Edo in 17th and 18th century. Edo government organized the fire prevention system by samurai and then by civilian firefighters (hikeshi) later. Civilian firefighters fought fire at the fire site but samurai did pa...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1430398 (stock #13311)
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A roll of silk cloth for a kimono with Kanoko-shibori which is very tiny shibori called Kanoko-shibori. The ground cloth is very fine figured silk. In excellent condition. 1950s to 1970s. 33cm x 12m10cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1430200 (stock #13003)
Haruko Watanabe
$60.00
Two pieces of asa kaya cloth (hemp mosquito net. Warps and wefts are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. Faded indigo blue and good condition. Late 19th century. 34cm x 2m80cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1428019 (stock #13297)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
A part of boro shikimono (rug) with sashiko which is made of cotton cloth such as plain, kasuri, stripes etc. The first half of the 20th century. 62cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1427907 (stock #J577)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
Wood Sumikiri-bon with red urushi. Summikiri means a tray in the shape which four corners are cut. Four sides have painted in Negoro style which has partly black urushi. Used and some scratches and chips. Late 19th to early 20th century. 36.5cm x 36.5cm x 3.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1427906 (stock #13299)
Haruko Watanabe
$350.00
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Huge maku (curtain) made of many sake-bukuro which are recycled. It has many mending patches and stitches. The first half of the 20th century. 2m56cm x 128cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1427807 (stock #J576)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Small bamboo basket box with washi. The corners of the bamboo basket are rather breakable, so it has nice washi for reinforcement outside as well as inside. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 10.5cm x 16cm x 5.5cm (with a lid)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426745 (stock #13296)
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Fireman's sashiko zukin made of indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. The ground cloth, the lining and sashiko thread are all indigo dyed. In excellent condition, no hole, no wear. The second half of the 19th century. L:63cm, W:43cm (when it is folded)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426711 (stock #13294)
Haruko Watanabe
$40.00
Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from cotton kimono and warps are black cotton. In excellent condition. Both ends are sewn by machine. 20th century. 14.5cm x 2mcm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426709 (stock #13293)
Haruko Watanabe
$35.00
Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are cotton. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13.5cm x 2m36cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426708 (stock #13292)
Haruko Watanabe
$40.00
Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are black cotton. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13.5cm x 2m40cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426707 (stock #13290)
Haruko Watanabe
$180.00
Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. The crest is hand-drawn by tsutsugaki technique. It has sashiko on the four corners. In excellent condition except for a cut (1cm) in the crest. The second half of the 19th century. 135cm x 137cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1426194 (stock #13282)
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Bashofu kimono with kasuri pattern whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. The kasuri pattern is called "Banjo" which means a capenter and it is a motif of his tool, a ruler. Kasuri yarn is hand-bound and dyed with sharinbai which grows in Okinawa and a family of rose and an evergreen shrub. The dye extracted from boiling chips of the shrub makes brown color. In excellent condition but has a few brownish spots in the back side near the right sleeve and light stains in the upper back (the last two ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1426066 (stock #13280)
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Boro furoshiki with many mending patches with various cloth and interesting mending stitches. The ground cloth is thin cotton cloth in gray. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 126cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426064 (stock #13279)
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Ojiya-chijimi unlined summer kimono which is produced in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. Chijimi is that: the wefts are twisted choma (ramie) yarn and warps are untwisted choma so that it makes uneven surface like crepe (chijimi). It has kasuri rectangular pattern. The second half of the 20th century. in excellent condition. 132cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1426051 (stock #13278)
Haruko Watanabe
$650.00
Bashofu kimono hand-woven of banana fiber for both wefts and warps. The yarn is rather thicker and tougher comparing with very fine yarn for thinner and higher quality bashofu, so that it is for a everyday kimono or work wear. Brown stripes are also banana fibers. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition except for a mending near the lower side in the back and wear near neck. 104cm x 115cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1425430 (stock #J575)
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Bag handmade of bamboo strips with nice color. Handles are also made of thin bamboo sticks. In excellent condition, no break or loose part. The second half of the 20th century. W:39cm, H:23cm, 6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1425429 (stock #13277)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
Two panels of asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has beautiful faded vegetable indigo color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 35cm x 1m96cm each.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1425126 (stock #13276)
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Sakiori obi for a casual kimono. The warp is white cotton and the weft is strips recycled from old kimono, mostly cotton. In excellent condition and red strips look beni-bana (safflower) dye. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 15cm x 2m56cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1422337 (stock #13274)
Haruko Watanabe
$120.00
A pair of cotton tabi with sashiko and a pair of kokake. Tabi is made of hand-spun white cotton and has nice sashiko for strength. Soles are machine-woven. Kokake is also made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and has fine sashiko for also strength. Kokake has no soles and it is worn over zori (Japanese sandals) for warmth and waterproof in winter. Both are in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Tabi L22.5cm, W10cm, H13cm Kokake L26cm, H14cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1420734 (stock #J573)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Miniature set of koi-nobori (carp streamer) which is put up on the Boy's Festival (or Child's Day on May 5). It is often decorated with miniature yoroi-kabuto (armors) or samurai dolls. Carp is a symbol of strength and success. 1970s. Two banners and outer cloth of two carp are synthetic. In good condition except for a small tip in the one of spears and one of tiny screw for wheels (yaguruma) is lost. It comes with original carton box. Highest: 1m7cm, Blue carp L:25cm Red carp L:15cm Black woo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1420268 (stock #137271)
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Two pieces of yogi (bedding) which are hand-sewn by a girl student at the sewing school which were established around 1880. It is called "hinagata" and generally one third of measurement of a real one. The left one is sodenashi yogi (sleeveless top cover) and the right one is yogi (top cover with sleeves). The purpose of making sewing samples is efficiency for time and material. It has been made till 1940s in the sewing school of which students are mostly girls. Each hinagata has a student's nam...