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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)
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1430200 (stock #13003)
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1427907 (stock #J577)
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$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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426707 (stock #13290)
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1425429 (stock #13277)
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1420262 (stock #13270)
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Furoshiki with tsutsugaki "Mukai Cho" (facing butterflies) family crest. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. In excellent condition except for light stains along the jointing seams. The second half of the 19th century. 101cm x 108cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1418479 (stock #13265)
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$150.00
Juban (under kimono) made of three kinds of silk cloth. One is silk crepe with yamamayu (wild silk) stripes and the other is silk crepe with stripes. The third one is tsumugi (pongee silk) with katazome komon (stencil-resist-dye small pattern). All natural dyed. Yamamayu (wild silk) is rare and precious comparing with cultured silk. It is hardly dyed, so that it stands out shiny when woven together with silk crepe. It is sewn with very fine choma (ramie) thread so that it is rather old...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1417533 (stock #12841)
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Small boro made of two panels of hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton. The brown threads are "cha-wata (brown cotton) which is natural undyed cotton and rather old. All hand sewn with vegetable indigo dye cotton thread. The second half of the 19th century. 0cm x 90cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417170 (stock #13257)
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Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. Sashiko thread is also indigo dyed cotton. The feature of this zukin is the crest in the front head which is hand-embroidered "Tsuta" character. Water was poured over head before a fireman entered a fire site. Late 19th to early 20th century. Cloth in the back of the front panels is cotton with stripes. In excellent condition. Width when folded:31cm, Length:49cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417161 (stock #13256)
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Beautiful Okinawan uchikui which is a furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with cherry blossom design. The dye technique is tsutsugaki and bingata-zome which is traditional Okinawan dyeing technique adding colorful vegetable color or pigment. Uchikui is dyed with either tsutsugaki or katazome (stencil-resist-dye). Uchikui is used for not only wrapping but also covering gifts. This uchikui is two panels sewn together. Wefts are choma (ramie) and warps are cotton...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1416456 (stock #13254)
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Fragments of silk brocade for Meiji obi (sash). Jacquard loom was imported from France in mid 19th century and silk brocade with exquisite small pattern was much produced in Nishijin in Kyoto. Some have washi lining and others have not. Meiji period (1868~1912) 78 frgments from 13.5cm x 5.5cm to 34.5cm x 29cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1416270 (stock #J567)
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Rare item. Hand-painted sample pictures of Meibutsugire which is imported fabrics from China, India, Persia, South East Asia etc. between early 12th and early 18th century. They were mainly silk brocades and silk damask which were used for scroll mountings, fukusa and bags for tea utensils. Meibutsugire literally means named fabrics. According to writings in the back, it is painted by "Seika" in Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu in 18th century. In excellent condition. paintings in 28 pages...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1415927 (stock #13252)
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$180.00
Cotton futonji with katazome (stencil-resist dye) dyed with vegetable indigo. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and has rather thick texture. The pattern is "Sayagata" and "Yotsume (literally forur eyes), both are traditional pattern. In excellent condition except for 3 mending patches, however not very noticeable. The second half of the 19th century. 33.5cm x 3m36cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1415147 (stock #J564)
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$450.00
Twelve Shinsho are guardian Buddhas of Yakushi Nyorai and they are 12 worriors and armoured. They have 12 animal symbols on the head. This one looks "Sarugami", monkey judging from the apprearance. Early 18th century. In good condition but some parts are lost. Height:29cm Width:12cm