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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377675 (stock #12862)
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Chogappo made of fragments of choma (ramie) 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 (mainly choma, ramie) fragments.(reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995) It has white and light beige natural color choma fragments. Late 19th to early 20th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377674 (stock #12861)
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Asa (hemp) bag with a logo, probably a shop's, chain-stitched with white cotton thread. It is natural indigo dyed and both warps and wefts are hand-plied. The lining is white hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition except for one hole (1cm x 2mm). Late 19th to early 20th century. 32.5cm x 60.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1376625 (stock #12828)
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Beautiful fragment of katazome (stencil-resist-dye) cloth which is hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The pattern is rare and very elaborate. Color faded and has 3 holes. The second half of the 19th century. 33cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1375802 (stock #J464)
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Wooden Buddhist zushi (altar) which has writings in the botton as "Kaei Gan-nen (1848)", place and name of the busshi who made this zushi. In good condition but has some parts urushi came off. H:41cm W:24.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1375513 (stock #J463)
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kayaku-ire (flask, gunpowder case) made of wood with rare and beautiful urushi which was made in Tsugaru in Aomori prefecture. It is Tsugaru-nuri and a half is imitating "kaba-zaiku" which is handcraft of cherry bark and the other is "kara-nuri" which has tens of layers of urushi and it sometimes takes more than 6 months to finish. In good condition but the lid is lost and urushi came off parts in the bottom. 19th century. D:15.5cm x 4cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1374885 (stock #12821)
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Fragment of Edo kosode kimono whose sleeve openings (wrist parts) are small comparing with Osode. Kosode kimono was widely worn in Edo period and the style is adopted by modern kimono. The ground cloth is benibana (safflower) dyed figured silk that was very luxurious. Also, it has beautiful embroideries such as wisteria, wheels of court cow carriage, peony and so on. The dye techniques are: katazome (stencil-resist-dye) and shibori (tye-dye)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1374686 (stock #12813)
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Man's juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) Ainu pattern. Ainu pattern was popular in Meiji period. Generally in good condition but some yellowish stains, mainly in the upper part. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 140cm x 122cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1374685 (stock #12812)
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Han-juban made of several kinds of silk, such as old Oshima-tsumugi with fine kasuri pattern from Amami-Oshima in Okinawa (old name, Ryukyu) Islands (body part), silk crepe with stripes, indigo dyed pongee silk and figured silk for lining. It has silk crepe collar with embroidery. In excellent condition but Oshima-tsumugi is not so strong for remake as it is mud-dye and iron is used for dye mordant. The second half of the 19th century. 126cm x 59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1374660 (stock #12811)
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Katana-bukuro made of hand-spun cotton with komon, tiny pattern which is katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing). It has tsuta-mon (ivy) family crest. All hand-sewn. In good condition but has much color faded parts. 19th century. 16cm x 86cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1374590 (stock #12810)
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Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with rare katazome (stencil-resist-dye) whose motif is birds. All hand sewn and it has white cotton cloth with owner's name and place. It is from Kyoto. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 120cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1374346 (stock #J460)
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Torii (shrine gate) made of iron plate and painted with red urushi (lacquer). Red urushi came off and rustic. It was dedicated to a shrine by a follower. Edo priod or later. W:20cm H:22.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1374183 (stock #12805)
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Rather rare thick asa (hemp) cloth with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is natural indigo dyed and from Tohoku district. They have indigo faded parts and holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:35cm x 170cm (bodies) S:35cm x 54cm (sleeves)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1374181 (stock #12804)
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Chogappo made of fragments of choma (ramie) 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 (mainly choma, ramie) 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 good condition and all hand-sewn but has some breaks and holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1373971 (stock #12802)
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A panel of boro asa kaya (mosquito net) with mending patches which are asa as well as cotton cloth. The wefts and warps of the ground asa are hand-plied. Late 19th to early 20th century. 34cm x 176cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1373833 (stock #12798)
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Asa (taima, hemp) bag whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition with nice mending stitches. Mostly hand-sewn but the rim is machine-sewn. The second half of the 19th century. 30cm x 55cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1373830 (stock #12796)
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Komebukuro (rice bag) made of fragments which are hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. Some fragments have cha-wata (brown cotton) which has natural light brown color. The cords are made of hemp. Kome-bukuro was used when people dedicated rice to temples or shrines. In good condition but has some mending patches and holes. The second half of the 19th century. 78cm x 45cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1373555 (stock #12795)
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Fragment of asa kaya (hemp mosquito net) whose wefts and warps are hand plied. The ground cloth and the mending patch are natural indigo dyed. Late 19th to 20th century. 35cm x 33cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1373554 (stock #J457)
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A snow hat, “yuki-boshi” handmade of palm fiber and has indigo dyed cotton lining. It was used by a hunter, “matagi”. It is from Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. In good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 49cm x 59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1373113 (stock #J456)
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Asa (hemp) hand-knitted and and indigo dyed bag and a willow basket which are used on travel. The bag is in excellent condition but the basket has some rifts on the rim. They came originally together. 19th century. The length of the bag:67cm The basket:33cmx 16cm x 7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1372689 (stock #12790)
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Noren (curtain) made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stsncil-resist-dye) carp motif which is natural indigo dyed. This carp motif is named "Koi-no-taki-nobori" depicting carp swimming up a fall that symbolizes strength and success. In good condition but has indigo bleached parts and two mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 96cm x 161cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1372566 (stock #12789)
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Woman's kimono with "Kogin-sashi" which is embroidery with white cotton thread on indigo dyed hemp. It was made in "Tsugaru" region, now the west part of Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. This embroidery pattern is named "Kawari yotsu mameko" which means arranged 4 beans. There are nearly 30 patterns of kogin-sashi. It has folded sleeves that means it had long sleeves and worn for special occasion, and then worn for everyday wear with folded sleeves...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1371978 (stock #12786)
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A part boro futonji made of many hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton fragments. Late 19th to early 20th century. 68cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1371175 (stock #12776)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of recycled fragments from old kimono, which are silk crepe with katazome (stencil-dye), yuzen-zome, shibori (tie-dye), plain etc. The lining is hand-spun cotton and benibana (safflower) dyed. The red cloth with spiral pattern in front is thin wool muslin. The sleeves are removed. In good condition but some fragments are thin or damaged and some moth holes in wool muslin. The second half of the 19th century. 63cm x 57cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1370733 (stock #12771)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with tsutsugaki phoenix motif. The dye is natural indigo and pigments. In excellent condition but has a mending and a light brownish stain in the wing. The second half of the 19th century. 124cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1370439 (stock #12762)
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Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with tsutsugaki poem, family crest and pine tree motifs. The poem is from Man-yo-shu (Collection of ten thousand leaves) which begins as "Aoni-yoshi Nara no miyako no ....) The writer is Ono-no Oyu Asomi who was a court official as well as a poet. He wrote it missing the glamorous Nara city when he was assigned a post in Dazaifu, now in Fukuoka Pref. in north Kyushu around 728 AD (Nara period). It is one of the most well-known poems in Man-yo-shu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1370063 (stock #12759)
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Han-gapp made of kazu fiber (vine) for wefts and indigo dyed cotton threads for warps. The style is influenced by a western design. It was worn over kimono when one went out, for instance, going travel. In excellent condition eccept for one cord in the upper fronyt is damaged and a small stain, however in excellent condition for yhis age, The buttons are animal horn. 19th century. 12759
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369997 (stock #12744)
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Shima-cho (sample book ) with mostly hand-spun cotton stripes, cheks and a few figured silk fragments. It has 293 fragments. It has 7 blank pages which have stains from wetting. Meiji period (1868~1912) 15.5cm x 26cm x 1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369996 (stock #12743)
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Shima-cho (stripe sample book) with about 493 fragments which are mostly hand-spun and natural indigo dye cotton, however some stripes have silk threads and some are figured pattern. Original book and has some stains and dirty parts in ground washi. Meiji period (1868~1912) 18cm x 27cm x 1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369628 (stock #12750)
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Omi kasuri girl's ceremonial kimono with auspicious motifs such as crane, pine tree, turtle and so on. it has red silk crepe ornament in the front sleeves and in the back. It also has beautiful pongee silk with katazome (stencil-resist dye) belts and the decorative stitches in the top of the belts which are also charms. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 92cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1369454 (stock #12742)
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Shima-cho, a sample book of cotton stripe with about 360 fragments which are mostly hand-spun cotton and natural indigo and other vegetable dye. It has some fragments with natural beige and brown cotton (cha-wata) that means those fragments are from late Edo period (the first half of the 19th century). The book is rather newer than fragments, from late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 26cm x 17cm x 1.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369452 (stock #12741)
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Thick shima-cho, a sample book of cortton shima (stripes) with about 870 fragments. The age is written on the cover "Meiji 3 (1870), however the age of the fragments range from very late Edo (mid 19th century) to Taisho (1920s). The first 770 fragments are late Edo and Meiji (the second half of the 19th century) and the second 101 fragments are woven in Taisho period (1912~1925). In excellent condition. 16cm x 21cm x 5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369437 (stock #12738)
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Horse ornament (cover) made of hand-spun cotton. It has tsutsugaki letters and checker pattern. The cords are hemp. In good condition except for some tiny stains and faded parts in the liing. Late 19th to early 20th century. 142cm x 42cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1369435 (stock #12737)
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Yosegire-juban recycled from many silk crepe fragments which are all vegetable-dye and from late Edo period (around mid 19th century). They are:katazome and wild silk stripe dyed with shikon (root of purple grass), katazome (stencil-resist dye) dyed with indigo and benibana (safflower), itajime (board-clamp dye) dyed with benibana which is the center cloth in the back. The lining is plain weave benibana dyed silk. It has thick cotton in the hem. In excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1369368 (stock #J442)
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A small bag made of deer skin with shibori (tie-dye) pattern. The brown color is 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 silk cords and lining. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 15cm x 18cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1368916 (stock #12733)
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Boro futonji made of indigo dyed cotton pieces. Some parts have one layer and some have 3 layers of cloth. Most of the pieces look hand-spun cotton. Late 19th to early 20th century. 134cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1368915 (stock #12732)
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Boro futonji with two faces, the face side is hand-spun and indigo dyed check and stripes. The lining is made of brown cotton fragments. Late 19th early 20th century. 130cm x 168cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1368170 (stock #12710)
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Cotton Kurume kasuri futonji with a ship motif. 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). It is made of hand-spun cotton that means probably it was made before Meiji 15 (1882) and natural indigo dyed. The last photo and the information are from the book "Ai no Hana Orinasu Kasuri" published by Ai Kobo in 1998. It also has hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed lining...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1367396 (stock #J435)
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$90.00
6 fragments of indigo dyed washi (Japanese handmade paper) which have rather thick texture. It is not sure what were these fragments used for, possibly a book cover or wrapping. The various indigo colors are very attractive. They are wrapped also nice washi, handmade paper. Edo period (17 or 18 century) 25cm x 24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1367253 (stock #12702)
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Tsutsugaki furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with hand-drawn auspicious traditional motifs such as pine tree, bamboo and plum flower (Sho Chiku Bai). It is made of four panels of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It is remade from larger furoshiki or futonji. In good condition except for some indigo faded parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 120cm x 130cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1367091 (stock #12697)
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Child's costume probably worn at a ceremony related to "yusoku" which is traditional events of Imperial court, court aristocracy, samurai etc. It is made of plain weave and sheer silk in beautiful green. In excellent condition except for one rip in the neck. Late 19th to early 20th century. 93cm x 85cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1366595 (stock #12688)
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Hanten, called "suzu-kake" worn by a Shugen-sha or Yamabushi who practiced Shugendo. Shugendo is the Japanese unique religion combining Buddhism, Shintoism, and worship of nature (mountains). A practioner (shugen-sha) trained himself in the holy mountains that is ascetic and very painstaking. This one is made of asa (hemp) for warps and cotton for wefts. It has letters as "Kongo-Zao-Daigongen" which is the main buddha in Kinpusen-ji in Nara. In excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1366530 (stock #126807)
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Kimono with beautiful tsutsugaki flowers such as peony, mum, paulownia flower, bamboo etc. It was worn at the festival in Tsushima Island located between Kyushu and Korea on the Japan Sea. It is made of hand-spun thick cotton. 19th century. Used but in good condition. 120cm x 125cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1366514 (stock #12686)
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Beautiful woman's juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton for the body and sleeves. The sleeves have silk crepe with check pateern with yana-mayu(wild silk). It has two kinds of beni-itajime (board-clamped), benibana (safflower) dyed. The collar is silk crepe with yuzen and a bit of embroidery. In excellent condition except for wear in the collar. 19th century. 126cm x 70.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1366176 (stock #12682)
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Kasuri child's kimono, probably remade from woman's kimono. It is hand-woven of asa (hemp) whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has auspicious kasuri pattern such as turtle, pinre tree, fan etc. It was made in Ohmi in Shiga Pref. near Kyoto. Meiji period (1868~1912) The white cloth is thin wool muslin and has some moth holes, however in excellent condition as awhole. 108cm x 113cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1365788 (stock #12679)
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Fireman's coat with beautiful sashiko (quilting) all by hand. It is a coat design and has pokets on both sides made in Meiji period. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 126cm x 100cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1364615 (stock #12664)
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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 ). It is made of choma (ramie) and the wefts are hand-plied...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1364310 (stock #12653)
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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 ). It is made of choma (ramie) and the warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It has three mending patches, some small holes and wear. Four belts...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1363791 (stock #12652)
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Asa kasuri kimono called "Akaso kasuri" which was woven in Omi region (in Shiga Perf.) till Meiji period. The wefts kasuri is dyed with itajime (board-clamp-dye). In eccellent condition but has a hole in the upper lining. Late 19th early 20th century. 120cm x 139cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1363211 (stock #12642)
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Yuzenzome figured sik girl's kimono. It has hand drawn Yuzen-zome cranes, bamboos, plum flowers, pine trees which are all auspicious motifs. It has se-mamori (charm) which is made of silk threads in the back. The baby's kimono is called "Hitotsu-mi" which has no seam in the back and the evil believed to come from th back, so that it has charm sewn in the back. tThe ornamental stitches for the belts in front have same purpose. In good condition but has some stains especially in front. All vegetab...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1360929 (stock #12623)
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Han-juban made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with benibana (safflower). The dye technique is Beni-itajime which is board-clamp dye. The cloth is folded in 8 layers between two boards which are pattern carved and generally about 12 boards are used to dye about 22m length of cloth. Beni-itajime was mostly dyed in Kyoto until the end of Edo period but it was practiced in other places later. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 64cm x 72cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1360170 (stock #12617)
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Silk crepe cloth with beautiful embroidery of wisteria motif which is one of the long sleeves (furisode). The ground cloth is white silk crepe (chirimen) and the embroidery threads are vegetable dye. It has kata-kanoko (stencil-dye pattern) imitating small shibori pattern named kanoko shibori. In excellent condition except for a light brownish line in the center. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period). 35cm x 190cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1359307 (stock #12613)
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Fragment of Narumi-Kongata (also called "Urumi-zome") which is one kind of katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing). It is hand-spun cotton cloth and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition but has two holes. The second half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 66cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1358564 (stock #12610)
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Cotton cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed with katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) pattern. The motif is traditional bamboo. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 34cm x 81cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1357837 (stock #12602)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of asa whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is not sure the fiber is choma (ramie) or taima (hemp). It has beautiful three kinds of kasuri cloth and the dye is all natural, probably made in Echigo (Niigata Pref.). In good condition except for a few mending patches in the upper back and moth bites in the lower front. Late 19th to early 20th century. 47cm x 55cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1357614 (stock #12601)
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Boro furoshiki made of hand-spun and indigo dyed cotton. It has many interesting mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 134cm x 130cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1355575 (stock #12589)
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Korean chogappo made of silk fragments."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 ) The frame cloth is silk gauze. In excellent condition but one of the belts is missing which are machine sewn and it looks dyed in purple later. Late 19th to early 20th century. 66cm x 69...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1354836 (stock #12580)
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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 ). The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. In good condition but has some small holes, thin parts and three mending patches. The belts look re...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1354834 (stock #J409)
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Cover for tanto (short sword) or other item made of animal skin and coated with urushi. It has the crest of "Roku-mon-sen" meaning six coins which is the crest of Sanada clan. In the clan, Sanada Yukimura is especially known for a genius strategist of war. He challenged his arch enemy Tokugawa for his lord Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 17th century. The lining is thin silk cloth. In excellent condition. Edo period. 32cm x 4.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1353521 (stock #12569)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with beni-itajime (board-clamped dyeing) with benibana (safflower). Beni-itajime-zome was practiced much in Shonai region in Yamagata Pref. as it was the main product place of benibana in Edo and Meiji period. In good condition but it has some tiny moth holes in right side and light dirty line in the neck. The second half of the 19th century. 61cm x 56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1352878 (stock #12566)
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Asa (hemp) kimono with fine kasuri pattern whose warps and wefts are hand-plied and natural indigo dyed. It is Echigo (Niigata Pref.) or Noto (Ishikawa Pref.) jofu. Jofu is asa (hemp) or choma (ramie) cloth for kimono whose warps and wefts are hand-plied. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 121cm x 143cm