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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440538 (stock #J608)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Yuki-boshi (snow hat) made of weed and from Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. It is said it was worn by "matagi", a hunter. It has fragments of washi dyed with kakishibu (persimmon tannin) for waterproof. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. In good condition. 45cm x 50cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440414 (stock #13384)
Haruko Watanabe
$180.00
Boro kokake made of indigo dyed cotton with beautiful fine sashiko. Kokake is put on over tabi (socks) for protection and worn outdoor. Late 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1440124 (stock #J607)
Haruko Watanabe
$220.00
Two pairs of roji geta (wooden clogs) which were used in the back garden. Wood is Japanese cedar and belts are fibers of palm tree. It has letters of the date and age when they were ordered, "Meiji 40 (1908), April. In good condition but not good for actual use. 9cm x 23cm, 9.2cm x 24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1440123 (stock #13382)
Haruko Watanabe
$600.00
Rare item. Rokushaku Kanban which was worn by a palanquin bearer (kago-kaki) who was a servant worked for a feudal lord (tono-sama) and a bearer of a palanquin when the lord went out. There are various theories that the kimono is called "Rokushaku-Kanban": servants worked in the lord's residence or a castle are called "rokushaku" and the kimono has "kanban" which means a symbol or a family crest...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1439216 (stock #13379)
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Cape which is called maru-gappa or hikimawashi in Edo period. The word "kappa" was derived from the Portuguese word "cape". It has kakishibu (persimmon tannin) dyed washi (handmade paper) between outer cotton cloth with kasuri and inner cotton with stripes for windbreaking and waterproof. In excellent condition with the straps. The collar is cotton velveteen. Meiji period (1968∼1912) L:85cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1438523 (stock #13375)
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Boro kokake made of indigo dyed cotton with beautiful fine sashiko. Kokake is put on over tabi (socks) for protection and worn outdoor. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:22cm. H:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1437399 (stock #13372)
Haruko Watanabe
$220.00
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Boro kaya (mosquito net) cloth made of hemp whose both wefts and warps are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. It has beautifully done mending patches. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century, 102cm x 202cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1436718 (stock #13371)
Haruko Watanabe
$180.00
Han-gappa (short jacket) made of kuzdu-fu whose wefts are kudzu fiber and warps are cotton. Kudzu is one kind of leguminous plant. The collar is made of imported wool. Han-gappa made of kudzu-fu was worn in summer and other ones with lining was for winter. The design of the straps show it was made after Tenpo era (1830∼1844)in Edo period, according to the "Kinsei Fuzoku-shi" Buttons are made of the horn of the water buffalo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1436229 (stock #13367)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Cotton lining for narrow sash (obi). Most of the fragments are hand-spun cotton cloth, such as plain cotton indigo dyed, itajime mame-shibori (clamp-board dye), katazome (stencil-resist-dye) etc. The second half of the 19th century. 15cm x 4m50cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1435800 (stock #13365)
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Yama-bakama or monpe made of taima (hemp) whose warps and wefts are hand-plied and dyed with kakishibu (persimmon tannin). It is noragi (work wear) and possibly worn at the paddy field. It is from Tohoku district. The square cloth in the bottom is cotton. In good condition. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. W:88cm L:53cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1435373 (stock #13363)
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Cotton Wa-sarasa produced in Kyoto, called Kyo Sarasa. The word "Sarasa" means cotton cloth with designs which are hand-painted, woodblock printed and copper plate printed, Those sarasa cloth were brought by trade from India, Europe, Persia (Iran), Java etc. in 16th and 17th century. Cotton with colorful and exotic design fascinated Japanese people, especially tea ceremony masters and rich civilians...
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 : 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 : 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
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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 : 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)
Haruko Watanabe
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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