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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1351250 (stock #J391)
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Paper stencil for kimono or futonji which are made of wash, Japanese handmade paper. The first paper stencil resist dyeing appeared in the Kamakura and Nanboku-cho period (1185~1392). It was applied for many items later, such as samurai's kamishimo(komon), civilian's kimono, No-drama costume and so on. Mino-gami (handmade paper made in Mino in Gifu Pref.) is used for the stencil. Two to four sheets of paper made from kozo (paper mulberry) tree are pasted together with paste mixed with kaki-shibu...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1351247 (stock #J390)
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Paper stencil for kimono or futonji which are made of wash, Japanese handmade paper. The first paper stencil resist dyeing appeared in the Kamakura and Nanboku-cho period (1185~1392). It was applied for many items later, such as samurai's kamishimo(komon), civilian's kimono, No-drama costume and so on. Mino-gami (handmade paper made in Mino in Gifu Pref.) is used for the stencil. Two to four sheets of paper made from kozo (paper mulberry) tree are pasted together with paste mixed with kaki-shibu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1351232 (stock #J388)
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$200.00
Odawara chochin made of wash (handmade paper), copper and bamboo strips. The name "Odawara chochin" came from it was invented by Jinemon in Odawara (in Kanagawa Pref. now) during Kyoho period (1716~36). It is also called "futokoro chochin" as it is portable in the breast (futokoro) or in the sleeves of the kimono when one goes out. This one belonged to the doctor's. The paper part is painted with kakishibu (persimmon juice tannin) for water-proof. In excellent condition except for some minor sli...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1350791 (stock #12556)
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$330.00
Sodenashi (vest) made of indigo dyed cotton with reinforcement cloth for shouldering which has hand-stitched sashiko. It also has nice sashiko in both sides. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 45cm x 73cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1350655 (stock #12555)
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$180.00
Beni-itajime-zome (board-clamped dyeing with safflower) han-juban (short under kimono). The body part is hand-spun cotton and the sleeves are figured silk and the wrist parts are wool muslin. In good condition but the dirty line in the neck, rips in the front sleeve and some moth holes in the wrists. Late 19th to early 20th century. 125cm x 66cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1350368 (stock #12554)
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$220.00
Beautiful gold brocade obi (sash) for a formal kimono. Maru-obi is made of wide obi cloth which is folded in half so that only one side has a seam. It has auspicious seven treasures motif. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 4m4cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1350316 (stock #J385)
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A pair of small katakuch (cup with a beak) with a lid which is originally for soba soup, however any liquid can be put in such as sake, sauce etc. Both are in excellent condition without any chip or hair line. Mid 20th century. Diameter:10cm, H:8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1350313 (stock #J386)
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A pair of wooden lacquer plates with hand-painted Daruma (Bodhidharma) who is the founder of the Zen, a sect of Buddhism. The gold daruma and the daruma doll are hand-carved. In excellent condition except for a tiny chip (1.5mm) on the rim of one of the plates and a very slight hair line on the surface of the other. Diameter:17cm, H:4cm The first half of the 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1349765 (stock #12543)
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Fireman's hanten (coat) with hand-stitched sashiko (quilting). It is from Hachinohe city in Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. It has beautiful hand-stitched sashiko. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition. 120cm x 99cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1349400 (stock #12541)
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$150.00
Woman's cotton kimono with shibori pattern. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 124cm x 135cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1349399 (stock #12540)
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Woman's cotton kimono with bold shibori pattern. Generally in good condition except for light beige stain in the lower back. The first half of the 20th century. 124cm x 135cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1349339 (stock #J382)
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$100.00
Wooden juzai-kagi which is hung over the furnace, or a cane which has natural spiral shape. What kind of wood is not clear very solid. Probably 19th century. L:98.5cm Diameter:about 5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1700 item #1349256 (stock #J383)
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Wooden Negoro-nuri tray which was originally made in Kishu (Wakayama and the southern part of Mie Pref.) by Buddhist monks between 13th and 16th century. It was made for their daily use such as trays, plates and bowls. The feature of Negoro-nuri is vermilion urushi, functional and simple design. Also, the more used, the more under-painted black urushi comes out. It has many parts urushi came off and wear, especially in the inside foot . 18th century. 35.5cm x 35.5cm x 7.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1349255 (stock #J380)
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Wooden urushi Bento-bako (lunch box) made in Wajima in Ishikawa Pref. Wajima-nuri has been made in the region since mid 17th century. It has removable two pieces for a partition between rice and dishes and one plate. In excellent condition except for some hairline in the bottom. 20th century. 25.5cm x 15.5cm x 6.3cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1349254 (stock #J379)
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$45.00
7 pieces of mukozuke which is one of tablewares in which usually raw fish or vinegored fish is served. Oribe-yaki is one kind of Mino-yaki made in Gifu Pref. All the pieces are in excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. H:8cm, D:8cm $45 for each. 6 pieces available.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1348495 (stock #12536)
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$550.00
Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with tsutsugaki orizuru (origami crane) motif and dyed with natural indigo. It has green color lining which is also hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and yellow color. In excellent condition except for a hole near hem in the indigo cover, indigo faded parts and some holes in the green lining. Late 19th to early 20th century. 158cm x 188cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1348265 (stock #12535)
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Small boro rug with sashiko (stitches) which is made of plain weave cotton, stripes and checks, mostly dyed with natural indigo. It has 4 layers of cloth. The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1347283 (stock #12530)
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$70.00
A roll of cloth (tan-mono) for one kimono. It has double ikat geometric pattern. In excellent condition but has one moth hole and two yellowish line in the outer folded part from long time storage. Mid 20th. 36cm x 11m84cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1346956 (stock #12526)
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Sakiori hanten made of cottton strips for wefts, which are recycled from old futonji. kimono, furoshiki and so on. Warps are white cotton. The collar is indigo dyed cotton kasuri cloth. In ecellent condition except for some wear in the neck. The first half of the 20th century. 108cm x 68cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1346842 (stock #12524)
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$120.00
Man's haori (jacket) made of tsumugi (pongee silk) with lining of scenery motif. In excellent condition. It has hand-braided cords in front. 20th century. 132cm x 94cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1346743 (stock #12508)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of many silk fragments such as silk crepe with shibori, katazome, itajime shibori (board-clamped), plain. Also plain weave silk with hand-painted pictures. Most of the fragments are vegetable dyes. The lining is red cotton. Generally in excellent condition except for some wear in the front panels which are stripes and green and purple silk crepe parts. 19th century. 130cm x 75cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1346671 (stock #12522)
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Boro futonji with many patches and sashiko (stitches). Most of the cloth looks natural indigo dyed. Tha first half of the 20th century. 130cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1346135 (stock #12517)
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Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) ordered by kimono shop in Nagoya. It is dividedly dyed in plain green with Otafuku and karakusa pattern. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 87cm x 86cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1344209 (stock #12514)
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Misen kimono with double ikat geometric pattern. It has cotton lining. In good condition but has three tiny moth holes in the center back. 5mm x 3mm, 2mm x 2mm, 1mm x 1mm Mid 20th century. 123cm x 145.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1344054 (stock #12512)
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Two bags and a piece of cloth made of shina-fu which is one kind of bast fiber and made of bark of shina (linden) tree. Clothing made of Shina-fu was worn till mid 1920s. Late 19th to 1920s. Small bag:21cm x 27.5cm Large bag:21cm x 42cm Cloth:35cm x 56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1344046 (stock #12508)
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$250.00
Yosegire-juban (under kimono) made of fragments recycled from old kimono. They are: silk crepe with beni-itajime shibori (board-clamped dyeing), katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing), figured silk etc. All the fragments are vegetable dyed such as beni (safflower), shikon (purple grass root) and ai (indigo) etc. It has pongee silk lining and some threads are hemp. In excellent condition. 19th century. 124cm x 151cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1344008 (stock #12510)
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Yosegire-juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe with shibori (tie-dyein) pattern and dyed with shikon (purple grass root) and beni (safflower), and also plain dyed with shikon. It has plain weave silk with komon (stencil resist-dyeing with small pattern) and silk crepe with stripes. All the fragments are recycled from old kimono. It has indigo and benibana dyed silk lining. In excellent condition except for a few small holes in the top collar. The second half of the 19th century. 126cm x 145cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1343999 (stock #12506)
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Man's juban, under kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) and hand-drawn Yakko-san motif. Yakko-san is a servant at a samurai family. It is made of handwoven pongee silk. In excellent condition but has light stains in the lining. Mid 20th century. 134cm x 137cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1343695 (stock #12505)
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Kome-bukuro (rice bag) made of fragments which are hand-spun cotton and vegetable dyed. They are: stripes, checks, katazome and plain. Komebukuro was used when people exchange rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It is made of many pieces of cotton cloth which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. Komebukuro had been used till 1920s and 30s. 19th century. Generally in good condition but the cord has wear, thin parts and mending stitches. Late 19th to earl...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1343356 (stock #12504)
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Girl's han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton with beni-itajime shibori asanoha patten, 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). Late 19th to mid 20th century. In good condition. 81cm 44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1343355 (stock #12503)
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Baby's boro kimono made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable color such as ai (indigo), akane (madder)or beni (safflower). It has thin cotton lining. The shibori is from Akita prefecture in Tohoku. Washed but still has stains and a few holes. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 55cm x 42cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1343096 (stock #12499)
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Sakiori obi (sash) for kimono whose warps are black cotton threads and wefts are cotton strips torn from old kimono, futonji, furoshiki etc. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 16cm x 3m24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1342664 (stock #J377)
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Urushi wood candle stand with thin mum petals in the bottom, which are cut out from very thin wood sheet and pasted. It has sprinkled dust particles (makie), probably made from shell. In good condition except for white stain in the bottom. Late 19th to early 20th century. Height: 32cm Diameter of the bottom: 9.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1342652 (stock #12476)
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Large furoshiki made of hand-spun cotton with Tatewaku, curved vertical stripes pattern and two crests. It is made of hand-spun cotton and natural color dyed. Generally in good condition except for two mending patches and color faded parts. The second half of the 19th century. 130cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1342532 (stock #12497)
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Juban (under kimono) made of 3 kinds of silk crepe cloth. The sleeves and the collar have shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. The top body has kanoko-shibori (tiny tie-dyeing) karakusa motif. The lower body has stencil-resist dyeing komon (small pattern ) pattern. Generally in good condition but has some thin parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cmx 129cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1342444 (stock #12473)
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Meisen kimono with colorful block design. Meisen is plain waeve pongee silk whose ikat (kasuri) pattern is stencil-printed before weaving. It has lining made of cotton and synthetic. Mid 20th century. In excellent condition but has some stains in the left upper part inside. 126cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1342213 (stock #12472)
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Maru-obi (one side is folded and the other side has seam) which is used for a formal occasion such as a wedding, made of silk brocade. It has beautiful crane motif. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1340800 (stock #12470)
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$180.00
Woman's silk crepe kimono with geometric katazome (stencil-resist dyeing) pattern. It has black silk crepe ground with yellow pattern with silver pigment on the dots. In excellent condition but the lining has some starch stains. Mid 20th century. Yuki (center back to wrist):65cm, Length:153cm, Mihaba (width of body):62cm, length of sleeve:55.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1340796 (stock #J375)
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Ko-Imari (early Imari ware) saba-choko produced in Arita in Saga prefecture in late Edo or Meiji period. Soba-choko was used for food in older days, but it became used also for soba soup in which soba to be dipped later. The ko-imari were exported from Imari port so that it is called Imari ware. This one was made in late Edo to Meiji period (19th century) with hand-drawn yabane (plume) pattern. In excellent condition except for the original flaws from the kiln. Diameter:7.5cm H:5.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1340212 (stock #J374)
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Rustic copper flower vase with original box with the craftsman's sign but it is not unable to identify. The handle looks influenced by Art Deco style. It was the 40th anniversary gift of the company. In excellent condition. 20th century. Height:22cm Diameter:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1340210 (stock #J373)
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Bamboo basket box with a lid for papers and letters. In excellent condition except for one break in one corner. The first half of the 20th century. 22cm x 27.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1340126 (stock #12466)
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Tsutsugaki cloth with Pheonix and paulownia motif which used to be the center part in the back of the yogi. Yogi is kind of futon in the shape of kimono. It is hand-spun cotton and dyed with pigments. In excellent condition except for a mending patch in the top. The second half of the 19th century. 77cm x 170cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1340064 (stock #12465)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa (ramie or hemp) 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 ). The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. In excellent condition with original one belt in the corner. The second half of the 19th to e...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1339371 (stock #12462)
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Baby's cotton kimono (yukata) with one kind of katazome which is called "chu-sen". Generally, yukata, tenugui (cotton hand towel) and fukin (kitchen cloth) are dyed with the technique. Tan-mono (roll of cloth) are folded in many layers and each layer is applied with paste resist and then dye is poured. In good condition except for some sprinkled tiny stains. The first half of the 20th century. 59.5cm x 61.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1339370 (stock #12461)
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Child's ceremonial kimono made of asa (hemp or ramie) whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition except for a few stains. 19th to early 20th century. 85cm x 87cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1338975 (stock #12460)
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Chogappo which is made of plain weave silk fragments. All hand sewn with red silk threads. "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 ). This one is called "sanpo", one kind of pojagi which is a cover for a tray or a table with food. Originally it has oiled paper in the back but...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1338966 (stock #J371)
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Ko-Imari (early Imari ware) saba-choko produced in Arita in Saga prefecture in Edo period. Soba-choko was used for food in older days, but it became used also for soba soup in which soba to be dipped later. The ko-imari were exported from Imari port so that it is called Imari ware. This one was made in mid Edo period (18th century) with hand-drawn grass pattern. In excellent condition except for the original flaws fron the kiln. Diameter of the top: 7cm Diameter of the bottom: 4.5cm Height: 5.5c...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1338911 (stock #J370)
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Ikkan-bari basket made of bamboo and paper. Ikkan-bari is a Japanese traditional craft which is: many layers of washi (Japanese handmade paper) are pasted on the bamboo or wood frame, or wood or clay mold. And then coated with urushi or kaki-shibu (persimmon juice) when it becomes dry and hard. It has paper(not Japanese paper) pasted on the bamboo basket and coated with kaki-shibu. Cloth hand-painted daruma and Benkei are collaged on both sides. In excellent condition. Contemporary. Diameter: 33...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1338153 (stock #11458)
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Asa (hemp or ramie) man's kimono which is unbleached and called "kibira". It is mainly produced in Takamiya in Shiga prefecture. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. Generally in good condition but has some stains and mending. The latter half of the 19th century to early 20th century. 124cm x 125cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1338152 (stock #11457)
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Vintage silk obi (sash) with gorgeous and beautiful embroidery which is hard to find this quality these days. It is plain weaving but the moire pattern can be seen. The design looks influenced by the Art Deco design that was also popular in Japan then. In excellent condition. Early Showa (1925 to 1930s) 32.5cm x 4m10cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1337698 (stock #11455)
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Bag made of asa (hemp) Omi kasuri and akaso kasuri which were woven in Omi district in Shiga prefecture. Both have double ikat pattern. The bag has beautiful appliqued silk design.. The cord is cotton. In good condition except for some damages in the silk applique cloth. 27cm x 16cm Diameter of the bottom:21cm 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1337692 (stock #11454)
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Bag made of asa (hemp) Omi kasuri which was woven in Omi district in Shiga prefecture. It has double ikat pattern. The bag has beautiful appliqued silk crepe butterflies. The cord is cotton. In excellent condition. 35cm x 20.5cm Diameter of the bottom:22cm 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1337578 (stock #11452)
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Boy's summer ceremonial kimono made of tate-ro (vertical silk gauze) which is rather rare these days. It is worn in case of omiya-mairi that parents and a baby go to a shrine for praying the baby's healthy and happy growth about a month after the birth. In excellent condition except for a few light stains and dirt in the neck line. The decorative stitches in the top of the belts are charms. The first half of the 20th century. 110cm x 113cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1337575 (stock #J369)
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Handwoven bamboo rectangular bamboo basket where letteres or documents were put. In excellent condition. 20th century. 23.5cm x 31cm x 6.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1336560 (stock #11449)
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Woman's summer kimono with bold kasuri(ikat) pattern. Omeshi is one kind of silk crepe whose wefts are tightly twisted and it is cosidered as high-grade kimono. It has silver and gold decorative wefts which is one of the charasterics seen in the early Showa kimono (1920s to 40s). In excellent condition. 129cm x 145.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1336054 (stock #J367)
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Wooden shishi-gashira (lion's head) which is worn in the ritual performance of shishimai (lion dance) in the festivals or on the New Year's Day. Shishimai is originated in China which mimics the movement of the lion, however it is the imaginary lion. This one comes with cotton cloth for the lion dance with letters Showa 29 (1954) and the name of the person who made it or dedicated it to a shrine. In good condition but the coth has much damage. W:23cm L:13.5cm H:18cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1335415 (stock #11446)
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Very large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with sashiko (quilting)which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. Sashiko is for decoration as well as for strength. In excellent condition except for some small holes. Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century. 170cm x 170cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1334833 (stock #11444)
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Fragment of Edo kosode, womans kimono whose ground cloth is rinzu (figured silk). It has embroidered flowers and kata-kanoko which is katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) imitating small round shibori pattern called "kanoko-shibori". It has wear and holes. Edo period. 31cm x 26cm Framed with paper.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1334621 (stock #12442)
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Woman's cotton shibori kimono (yukata). Made of rather thick cotton. In excellent condition except for light beige line in the neck. The first half of the 20th century. W:128cm L:132cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1334551 (stock #12441)
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Yu-age which is made of indigo dyed cotton with tsutsuhaki auspicious motif. There was a custom in San-in district when married daughter had a baby, her parents prepared items such as yu-age (towel), ko-oi-obi (baby sling), mutsuki (diaper) and ashi-fuki (foot towel). They are called "mago goshirae". This is a yu-age used when a newborn baby had the first bath. It has red color in the corner dyed with akane (madder) or benibana (safflower) as red color was believed to expel evil. Baby's eye and ...