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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 : 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 : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284104 (stock #11134)
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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1284100 (stock #11133)
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Bag made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton with check pattern. It is recycled from old cloth, kimono or futonji (bedding). It has thick cotton lining so that things inside can be protected from damages. In excellent condition except for a mending patch. 20th century. 42cm x 59cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1283141
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Katazome Monshi (woodblock print on Japanese paper) with mingei (folk art) motifs. It was first created by Serizawa Keisuke (1927~1984) who was a textile dyeing artist and a Living National Treasure. He was inspired by Okinawan Bingata, stencil-dyeing so much that he first created stencil-dyeing paper print in 1935. He was also involved in Japanese Folk Art Movement. The designs of these prints originated from his design and probably made by his successor such as Okamura Kichiemon, Kojima...
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 #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 : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1281012 (stock #J311)
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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 : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1280771 (stock #J310)
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Handmade bamboo basket which has urushi or kakishibu (persimmon juice) coated paper lining. Generally in good condition but has some minor cuts and some tiny chips in the lining. 19th century. Diameter:31cm Height:7cm
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1280017 (stock #11114)
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Large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of handwoven thick asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. It has the owner's name and a crest hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It has two mending patches and wear. Meiji period (1868~1912) 130cm x 120cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1279133 (stock #11110)
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Rare item from Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. Two pieces of cotton cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. Feather is spun together with wefts (said to be swan's) which looks like white kasuri cloth. Probably two pieces were sleeves of a kimono. 20th century. 36cm x 94cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1277431 (stock #11106)
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Girl's summer kimono made of asa (hemp) with kasuri pattern which is called "akaso kasuri" and it has not been woven these days. Generally in good condition, however it has some stains, dirty line in the shoulders and sleeves, and also some stains. Also, some of the brown kasuri parts are weak as the dye contains iron. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 128cm x 135cm
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
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1273836 (stock #J307)
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Lantern made of wood frame and bottom coated with urushi, bamboo handle and paper. It is used for tea ceremony held at night. In excellent condition except for some stains in the paper. 20th century. 26.5cm x 26.5 x 29cm (35cm with handle) With original carton box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1273188 (stock #11091)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton with "Takara-zukushi" motif. It is a auspicious one which has many kinds of treasures such as treasure ball, a mallet, gold coins, a cape, deer horns, and treasure bag and a crest. In excellent condition except for a few tiny rips (2mm~1cm) in the middle part. It has katazome belt of cloth in the back. 19th century. 83.5cm x 95.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1273179 (stock #J302)
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Small suzura, a container box which is hand-woven of willow strips. It has rims probably made of animal skin coated with urushi. In good condition except for a minor break. 19th century. 45cm x 21cm x 14cm