Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1328961 (stock #12406)
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Boro shikimono made of many fragments of indigo dyed cotton, some are hand-spun and some are machine-spun. The second half of the 20th century. 92cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1328433 (stock #12402)
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Figured silk juban, under kimono with bold shibori spiral pattern. It has cotton lining. Generally in good condition except for some stains and moth holes in the front panel made of wool muslin. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1327655 (stock #J359)
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Mino (straw raincoat) hand-woven of rice straw or other weed. It is for more ornamental use than pratical use such as on the occasion of wedding or ceremony. It is from Yamagat Pref. in Tohoku district. In excellent condition except for one hole. Te second half of the 20th century. 103cm x 78cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1327652 (stock #12398)
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Yose-gire han-juban (short under kimono) made of many kinds of silk fragments which are:silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist dyeing), shibori, plain, checks and stripes with wild silk, figured silk, wool muslin and so on. The lining is hand-spun cotton. It has some parts where fragments are lost and many small moth holes especially in the wool muslin. Late 19th to early 20th century. 62cm x 60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1327174 (stock #12387)
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Hagi-isho juban made of many kinds of recycled silk cloth from old kimono, which are: silk crepe with katazome, shibori, itajime shibori (board clamp-dyeing), plain silk, stripes woven of wild silk. The dyes are all vegetable and the lining is benibana dyed plain weave silk. This kind of yose-gire juban was worn at the Bon Dance in Nishimonai in Akita prefecture. In excellent condition except for some worn out and lost fragments in both sleeves. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326820 (stock #12396)
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Asa (hemp) kasuri kimono made in Omi in Shiga Pref. near Kyoto. Kasuri threads are dyed with itajime (board-clamped). In good condition except for one hole in the front hem and some stains. Meiji period (1868~1912) 96cm x 92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1326753 (stock #12393)
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Two pairs of kyahan (shin cover) probably used by hunters when they went to mountains for protecting from snake bite etc. The top one is made of bark of tree and the bottom one is made of rice straws or weeds. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Top: 44cm x 26cm Bottom: 35cm x 25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1326489 (stock #12383)
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5 pieces of shifuku (silk pouch) for cha-ire (tea container) used in chado (tea ceremony). They are made of silk brocade and laces are also silk. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Measurement Clockwise: H:5cm Diameter:8.2cm, H:8.3cm D:7cm, H:7cm D:6.5cm, H:7.5cm D:7cm, H:8cm D:5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1325800 (stock #12388)
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A pair of woman's tekko (hand cover) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. Laces are made of silk crepe dyed with vegetable purple, It was put on in case of travel. The lining cloth is also hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. Generally in good condition but has some light stains and holes. 19th century. L:28cm W:11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324724 (stock #12380)
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A pair of man's kyahan (shin cover) put in case of travel which is made of indigo dyed cotton stripes. In excellent condition. 19th century. W:40cm L:27.5cm
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)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324605 (stock #12377)
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A pair of shin cover for a woman put on when she traveled, which is made of plain weave silk and dyed with natural indigo. It has hand-spun cotton lining and silk crepe laces with shibori which are dyed with benibamna, safflower. 19th century. In excellent condition except for some stains. 12cm x 28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1324316 (stock #J355)
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Purse made of deer skin which has design by smoking with stencil on it. It is called "fusube-gawa". It has beautiful metal work of "Fujin" who is a god of wind and controles it. Fujin and Raijin, who controles thunder, is a popular motif and often seen in many art works and crafts. The most well-known one is "Fujin Raijin-zu Byobu (folding screen)" by Tawaraya Sotatsu. The fujin is hand-carved of copper and has silver inlay. He has a big bag with full of air. The purse has three pockets. In exce...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1323198 (stock #J354)
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Pillow made of cow skin with embossed pattern which is called "Kin-kara-kawa" in Japan. It is thin leather with gold or silver patterns which was introduced from Europe during the Edo period. It is not clear this one is from Europe or made in Japan. Probably 19th century. In good condition but the colors are faded and has some holes. Diameter: 14cm L: 22.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1322763 (stock #11362)
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Cotton futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist dyeing) karakusa pattern. It is natural indigo dyed and it is from Tohoku district. Heavily used and has mending patches and stitches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 94cm x 152cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1322245 (stock #11360)
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Woman's asa (probably choma) kimono worn in summer. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. In good condition except for some light stains and a hole in the silk cloth in the back of the panel in front. 19th century. 124cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1321815 (stock #11358)
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Shinafu noren made of 7 panels. Shinafu is fabric made from bark of shina-tree, which was used for kimono, mosquito net, bag used for sake or shoyu making and so on. Shina tree grows almost all the mountains in Japan, from Hokkaido to Kyushu. It is hand-plied and hand-woven. It has some stains, breaks and unraved parts. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. The measurement of one panel 26cm x 166cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1321319 (stock #11354)
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Boro shikimono with beautiful sashiko (quilting) with white cotton thread. It has two to four layers of cotton pieces with stripe, check and plain. The first half of the 20th century. 103cm x 77cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1320532 (stock #J347)
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Large plate with hand-painted turnips and hoju (treasure ball) design, both are auspicious motifs. It is Shida-yaki made in Shida in Saga Pref. in Kyushu, which has been made since 18th century. Bakumatsu (mid 19th century) In excellent condition. Diameter:28.5cm H:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1320494 (stock #J349)
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Bandori, a pad for back-pack used on special occasion such as wedding. The ordinary one is made of only rice straw and this one has decoration hand-knitted of hemp. The shoulder belts are made of rice straw and recycled cotton strips. It is from Shonai region in Yamagata Pref. in Tohoku. The first half of the 20th century. L with belts:70cm W:26cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1320351 (stock #11347)
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Pilgrim's hanten made of white cotton with many stamps of the sacred sites where the pilgrim visited. The sacred site is called "fuda-sho" where pilgrims have the temple collect their shakyo, hand-copied sutra and pay the nokyo-ryo, fee for the collection of the shakyo as a donation after a prayer, and they receive the stamp of the hoin in the nokyo-cho as well as on the hanten. The pilgrimage was carried out in Showa 44 (1969) and collected the stamp of the "Saikoku Sanju-san-kasho (33 temples)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1319342 (stock #11346)
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Boro noragi (work wear) or juban ( under kimono) made of many kinds of recycled cloth which are hand-spun or machine-woven cotton with shibori(tie-dyeing), katazome(stencil-dyeing), kasuri(ikat), stripes and plain. Silk with katazome is used in the lining. The shibori is from Akita Pref. in Tohoku. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 130cm x 116cm
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1317758 (stock #J346)
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Wooden Buddhist statue, probably one of the 12 Shinsho who guard Yakushi Nyorai. Both arms and other parts are lost. 18th century or earlier. H:16.7cm W:6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1317007 (stock #J344)
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Small wooden box with drawers which has beautiful iron work for the lock and the protecters on the corners. Coated with red urushi. It has a lock, but the key is lost. 19th century to early 20th century. In good condition except for some minor dents. 12cm x 12cm x 24.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1316899 (stock #J343)
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1316609 (stock #11336)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of choma (ramie) and all hand-sewn. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. "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 ). It has several holes and thin parts. 19th century. 94cm x 96cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1315831 (stock #11331)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has karakusa pattern which is katazome (stencil paste-resist dyeing). It has cotton lining which is also hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. In good condition but has some stains and a small hole. Late 19th to early 20th century. 154cm x 188cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1315828 (stock #J341)
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Basket made of yama-budo (crimson glory vine) for body part and akebi (akebia vine) for handles. It is from Tohoku region, North-East of the Honshu. In excellent condition. 20th century. 48cm x 33cm x 16cm (body part)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1315591 (stock #J340)
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Mingei wooden box with carving. In good condition but has some dents and scratches on the lid. 20th century. 13.5cm x 29cm x 5.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1315095 (stock #11322)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of choma (ramie) 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 ). This one is made of fragments of old choma (ramie). This small chogappo was used to cover food on the tray. Both wefts and warps are hand-plie...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1310987 (stock #11303)
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Cotton girl's juban (under kimono) for furisode (formal kimono) with katazome pattern. It is called beni-itajime 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). Meiji period (1868~1912). In excellent condition except...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1310148 (stock #11301)
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Woman's cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori pattern. The ground cloth is vertical rib weave. In excellent condition. 20th century. 130cm x 156cm
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 : 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 : 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 : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1303303 (stock #11273)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of silk gauze and figured silk fragments which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn. "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 ). In excellent condition except for three mending patches and two tiny moth holes. The fra...
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1301490 (stock #J330)
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Bamboo basket with silk cloth which is plain weave with Chinese figure design. The lining is twill weave silk cloth. In good condition except for a few tiny holes and the some of bamboo strips in the corners have minor cuts. The first half of the 20th century. Basket:16cm x 22cm x 6cm, Cloth:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1301380 (stock #11259)
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Miyako-jufu man's kimono hand-woven of choma (ramie) and dyed with Ryukyu-ai. The wefts and the warps are hand plied. Miyako-jofu has been woven in Miyako Island in Okinawa since 14th century. It was called "Satsuma-jofu" in Edo period as the island belonged to Satsuma feudal domain. It was imposed as tax. It is time-consuming process of thread making, thread plying, weaving as matching the wefts and warps kasuri patterns. It is pounded with mallet to make it shiny after the cloth is woven. In...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
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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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1300037 (stock #11248)
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Woman's unlined kimono made of pongee silk with itajime-shibori (board-clamped dyeing) pattern. It looks chemical indigo-dyed. In excellent condition except for a small brown stain in the back sleeve (5mm x 5mm). The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299684 (stock #11247)
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Hagi-isho juban (under kimono) made of silk in many kinds such as silk crepe, figured silk, pongee silk and wild silk. The patterns are: komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), stripes, checks, kasuri (ikat) and solid color. The lining is indigo dyed 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. Mid 19th to early 20th century. 127cm x 138cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299145 (stock #11241)
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One panel of cotton katazome (stencil-dyeing) cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. The pattern is called Kumano-zome or Iyo-zome which was produced in Bizen (Okayama prefecture and was popular in mid 19th century. It was used for futonji. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 35cm x 151cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1296896 (stock #11223)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth and most of the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It used to be a futon cover so that it still has cotton dust. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 63cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1296503 (stock #11221)
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Four pieces of cotton velvet with motifs of Gion or Gion matsuri in Kyoto. Clockwise from the top left: 1.Gissha and pine tree, 40.5cm x 31cm 2. Chidori and skewered dumplings, 31cm x 37cm 3.Yasaka Tower and moon, 26.5cm x 40cm 4.Naginata-boko, a float with a long-handled sword on the roof, of the Gion Matsuri held in July, 35cm x 34.5cm Generally in good condition but some silver or gold parts have wrinkled lines. 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1295033 (stock #11212)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing). Late 19th to mid 20th century. 125cm x 184cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1294164 (stock #11208)
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with very fine sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are also cotton. The first half of the 20th century. 59cm x 57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1293557 (stock #J325)
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Small wooden (kiri, paulownia) drawer coated with red urushi and has beautiful gold makie in front. It also has nice metal fitting for ornament as well as reinforcement. The drawers have green silk lining. In good condition, no distortion except for some stains in gold makie, some chips on the edge and urushi came off in the bottom. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 16.5cm x 17.5cm x 21.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1293328 (stock #J323)
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Design sample book of fukusa (gift cover) which is woodblock printed. It has 30 designs, mostly used on happy occasions except for the 5th photo, the lotus flower motif. Generally in good condition. Printed in Meiji 34 (1902) in Kyoto. 18cm x 25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292124 (stock #11195)
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Sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has beautiful hand stitching (sashiko) in the top of the back, in the shoulders and in the both sides. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th mid 20th century. 59cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1288024 (stock #J317)
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Akebi vine basket used in the field or in the mountain. It is from Tohoku (East-North) district. It has a rope made of cotton strips recycled from old cotton cloth such as kimono or futonji. In excellent condition. 20th century. w:49cm H:30cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1286850 (stock #11156)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth is hand-spun cotton with stripes and the mending patches are hand-spun as well as machine-woven cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. It has many thin parts. 102cm@‚˜ 166cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1286845 (stock #11155)
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Cotton futonji with tsutsugaki design which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The motifs of the round crest are: crane, peony, wisteria, bamboo, cherry blossom, pine tree, plum flower and so on. In excellent condition except for a few unnoticeable stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 99cm 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1283116 (stock #J312)
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Wooden tray with hand-carved Arabesque design. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter:30cm Height:2.6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1280770 (stock #11117)
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Large nobori, vertical banner post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for wishing each boy in the family grow up healthy and strong. This one has a motif of old tale "Ushiwaka-maru and Benkei". Benkei used to be a Buddhist soldier but was ousted from the temple because he was very rowdy. He decided to rob and collect 1000 swords from people. One day he encountered Ushiwaka-maru on the Gojo Big Bridge in Kyoto and assaulted him to rob the last sword, but he lost. He b...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1277234 (stock #11095)
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are made of hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition except for some indigo bleeding in the belts. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 55cm x 53cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1273970 (stock #11092)
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Silk brocade cloth woven with supplementary wefts on dark blue twill ground. It might be a cloth for a stage costume such as hakama (pants) worn at Noh drama or Kyogen. In excellent condition. 41.5cm x 3m16cm