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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1402738 (stock #13134)
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Sodenashi (vest) made of silk crepe fragments which are: katazome (stencil-resist-dye), stripes with yama-mayu (wild silk), itajime (clamp-board dye), plain etc. All vegetable dye such as indigo, benibana (safflower), shikon (root of purple grass). In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 37cm x 57cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1401903 (stock #J531)
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A pair of wood sculpture of Ebisu and Daikoku which are two of seven gods. Ebis is for good business and Daikoku is for luck with money. They are put on the ouse shrine. In good condition but some parts are missed in Ebis (left). Late 19th to early 20th century. Base:15cm x 5cm, Height:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1401277 (stock #13124)
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Omigasuri child's kimono made of asa (hemp). Omi region is located near Kyoto and asa textiles have been woven since ca.12th century there. Wefts are dyed with clamp-board so that white horizontal bars are in the selvedge. Meiji (1868~1912) The white cloth of the belts and inside is hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition. 82xm x 76cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1401043 (stock #13123)
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$600.00
Shima-cho, a sample book of cotton stripes and checks (check pattern was also called "shima" before. Some has both stripes and kasuri. Mostly vegetable indigo dyed but some of colored warps are chemical and some fragments are machine woven. 40 pages with 613 fragments. In excellent condition. Meiji (1868~1912) 24.5cm x 18.5cm x 2.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1401013 (stock #13121)
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Tsuno-bukuro made of taima (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is one long clot hand-sewn hdiagonally so that a bit flexible. Used for grains. In good condition with mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 32cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400903 (stock #13120)
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Bag made of taima (hemp) with shop's logo. Both side have rope so that it might have been back packed. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied and all sewn. In good condition but has dirt from heavy use. The second half of the 19th century. 40cm x 60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400899 (stock #13118)
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Shima-cho, a sample book of cotton stripes mostly hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed. It has some fragments of shifu (woven of hand-spun paper thread), hand-spun cotton and asa in the last page. 16 pages with 188 fragments. The second half of the 19th century. In good condition. 20cm x 17cm x 1.3cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400898 (stock #13117)
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Shima-cho, a sample book of cotton stripes. It has more than 600 fragments, mostly hand-spun and vegetable dye but some warps are chemical dye and also some fragments have silk threads. The second half of the 19th century. In good condition but some fragments are mildewy. 38 pages. 18.5cm x 13cm x 2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1400132 (stock #J529)
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Bag made of deer skin with asa (hemp) rope which is vegetable indigo dyed. The usage is not clear, possibly by "Hikeshi (fireman)" or samurai. In good condition except for two breaks in the top and near bottom parts. 19th century. 26cm x 62cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399520 (stock #13106)
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Shibori han-juban made of hand-spun cotton. It is up-cycled from two kimono and dyed again with vegetable indigo. Miura-shibori of sleeves are so fresh that we can touch unleveled surface. Made in the second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition except for two minor mending patches. Wearable. 126cm x 77cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399476 (stock #13104)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. It has rare one version of a crest "Hanabishi-mon." In excellent condition except for some light stains. The second half of the 19th century. 100cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1399475 (stock #13105)
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Kurume kasuri futonji with geometric pattern which is a feature of the Kurume kasuri. Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu has been one of the main product places of indigo dyed cotton kasuri since late Edo period (early 19th century). In excellent condition. Meiji period (1868~1912) 124cm x 180cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1399248 (stock #J526)
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Urushi fubako (papetrie) made of wood and black urushi painted. It has gold Kuyo-mon which is a noted crest of samurai families. Generally in good condition but has some tiny chips urushi came off. 19th century. L:26cm W:8.5cm H:7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1397325 (stock #13083)
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Asa (hemp) man's kimono whose warps and wefts are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition but has some stains. The second half of the 19th century. 120cm x 75cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1397323 (stock #13082)
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Girl's ceremonial kimono with hand-painted auspicious motifs such as plum tree with flowers, pine trees and bamboos. It is made of asa (taima or choma, hemp or ramie) and both wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has a charm with silk threads in the back. The second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition except for minor wear in the white lining in the wrist. 69cm x 75cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1397232 (stock #13079)
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Hakama (pants) with tsutsugaki bold wave design which is made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. Probably worn on the stage. It has many holes and stains. The belt is komon (small pattern) which is stencil-resist-dye. The first half of the 19th century. L:84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1395759 (stock #13068)
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Baby's ceremonial kimono made of asa (hemp or ramie) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has "Takara-Zukushi (all treasures)" design which are: treasure balls, lucky mallets, bags with gold, weights, mino (straw raincoat), rain hats, scrolls, cloves, storehouse keys etc. The dye technique is "kata-Yuzen" which is both used katazome (stencil-resist dye) and Yuzen-zome (free-hand painting with rice paste-resist.) Belts are benibana (safflower dyed) asa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1395547 (stock #13067)
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Kappa (cape) made of cotton kasuri on both sides which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It is called "maru-gappa" or "hiki-mawashi" in old days. It was worn on the occasion of travel over kimono. It has washi (Japanese handmade paper) between two cotton cloth which is washed out and soft. The word "kappa" came from Portuguese "capa". The Portuguese first came to Japan in 17th century. The piping is made of handwoven hemp. Generally in good condition but has some holes and wear in cords...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1394775 (stock #J521)
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Eboshi was a hat which an adult man put on when he wore Japanese formal clothing from the Heian period (Late 8th to Late 12th century) to modern times. It is worn by Shinto priests, or selected people in the ceremonies and festivals. Made of washi (Japanese handmade paper ) and painted with black urushi. The cord is also washi. In excellent condition with original wood box. Early 20th century. 25cm x 15.5cm x 16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1394774 (stock #J520)
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"Soshoku Zuan-shu", a collection of woodblock prints with 40 designs which look influenced by Arts and Crafts Movement, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. The white ground parts have spots, but the colored parts are in good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 26cm x 36.3cm x 1.5cm More images are available by request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1394140 (stock #J517)
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A pair of small baskets called "tamoto-otoshi" which is used for kimono. The cord is hung around neck and an each basket is hidden in an each sleeve. Small items such as coin, medicine or others are put in. It is not sure what kind of vine is used. The cord is made of asa (hemp) dyed with vegetable indigo. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. Basket:7cm x 1.5cm, Cord:84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1394110 (stock #13055)
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$280.00
Very large furoshiki with many mending patches which are all original and beautifully done. It is made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed, ground cloth as well as mending patches. In good condition. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 164cm x 164cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1393741 (stock #13050)
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Chogappo made of fragments of asa (choma,ramie or hemp) whose 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 asa or silk fragments.(reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995) Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition except for one hole in the longest belt. All hand-sewn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1393173 (stock #13048)
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Choken which is a costume of Noh drama worn in the scene of dancing. It is made of sik weft gauze and has "Hi-ogi (painted fan, made of slats of cypress wood)" design woven of gold wefts. Vegetable indigo and yellow dye. Heavily used and has many mending stitches, holes and a rip. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period.) 196cm x 115cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1393172 (stock #13047)
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Choken which is a costume of Noh drama worn in the scene of dancing. It is made of sik weft gauze and has wisteria design woven of gold wefts. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period.) Vegetable light brown dye. 212cm x 127cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1392650 (stock #13041)
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Girl's juban (under kimono) made of silk with two kinds of beni-itajime (clamp-board-resist-dyeing) patterns. Both cloth are dyed with benibana (safflower). It has an original charm in the back with silk threads (se-mamori). In good condition but both sleeves are removed. The last image shows how to dye beni-itajime in old days. The second half of the 19th century. 42cm x 95cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1392341 (stock #13039)
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Boro asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) with mending patches. It has beautiful indigo faded color. The second half of 19th century. Washed but still has brown stains. 105cm x 185cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1390708 (stock #13032)
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Fukusa (gift cover) or furoshiki (wrapping cloth made of old European prints (sarasa) in both sides. One side has motif of beautiful autumn plants and flowers and leaves in the other. Hand-sewn and in excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 70cm x 72cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1390538 (stock #13029)
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$80.00
Four panels of asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth. They have mending patches, holes and some stains. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 2m48cm x 3, 33cm x 2m x 1
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1390526 (stock #13028)
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$850.00
5 panels of noren made of asa (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. The top hem and belts are hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed cotton. The beige stripes are cotton threads. In excellent condition. 19th century. 160cm x 138cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1390062 (stock #13019)
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$380.00
Boro cloth with asa (hemp) and cotton fragments. Two kind asa fragments have fine katazome patterns. Vegetable indigo dyed and brown hemp is kakishibu (persimmon tannin) dyed. Cotton cloth is hand-spun and sewing thread is asa (hemp). 19th century. 60cm x 122cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1389667 (stock #13016)
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Kaji-hanten (fireman's coat) made of hand-spun cotton with hand-stitched sashiko (quilting). It has katazome design colored with pigments and dyed with vegetable indigo. It looks never worn. Firemen poured water over their heads and made all items wet such as Kaji-hanten, hood, gloves and other. Meiji period (1868~1912) 124cm x 123cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388977 (stock #13009)
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Asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth with mending patches. Warps and wefts are both hand-plied. Dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. Late 19th to early 20th century. 3 panels, 103cm x 184cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1700 item #1388930 (stock #J502)
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A pair of hina dolls, Obina (male,right) and Mebina (female, left) which are displayed on Hina Matsuri on March 3rd . It is also called "Momo-no-sekku" or "Girl's Day" History of Hina dolls can trace back to Heian period (A.D.794~1185), but Hina doll display began in early Edo and became more gorgeous later. Paper Hina dolls were made in early Edo period (early 17th century) They have beautiful hand-painting of women on their costume. In good condition but have some damages. 17th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388901 (stock #13006)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with tsutsugaki fan and cord motif which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. It has hand-stitches in the side hems for strength. In excellent condition except for light stains in the white parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 131cm x 132cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1388637 (stock #13005)
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Wa-sarasa futonji made of cotton and dyed with pigments. Wa-sarasa is Japanese calico which is first made in Edo period immitating calico from abroad and stencil-resit dye or woodblock print. The product places were Nabeshima (Saga Pref. in Kyushu), Sakai (Osaka), Nagasaki (Kyushu) etc, however it is not clear where this futonji was made. In excellent condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 130cm x 168cm