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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326438 (stock #12390)
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Boro tsutsugaki cloth with hand-drawn 'baku' motif, which is an ancient Chinese imaginary animal and believed to eat nightmare. It was futonji or furoshiki and made into noren (curtain). It is hand-spun cotton dyed with natural indigo. It has many mending patches, holes and some seams are machine sewn. 19th century. 108cm x 112cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1325800 (stock #12388)
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A pair of woman's tekko (hand cover) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. Laces are made of silk crepe dyed with vegetable purple, It was put on in case of travel. The lining cloth is also hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. Generally in good condition but has some light stains and holes. 19th century. L:28cm W:11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1325163 (stock #12385)
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Sodenashi (vest) or called 'dogi' which is worn between outer kimono and juban in cold season. It has thin cotton lining. It is made of many kinds of silk fragments such as figured, stripes, katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) and shibori. The red shibori cloth in front is thin wool muslin and has some moth holes. The lining is cotton. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition. 33cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324724 (stock #12380)
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A pair of man's kyahan (shin cover) put in case of travel which is made of indigo dyed cotton stripes. In excellent condition. 19th century. W:40cm L:27.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1324721 (stock #12379)
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A pair of tabi (top) and a pair of tabi cover (ko-kake). The pair of tabi is made of white hand-spun cotton and has mending stitches in the sole. The pair of ko-kake has sashiko (quilting) with white cotton thread for warmth and strength. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. Tabi L:22.5cm W:9.3cm Tabi cover L:22cm H:3.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324605 (stock #12377)
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A pair of shin cover for a woman put on when she traveled, which is made of plain weave silk and dyed with natural indigo. It has hand-spun cotton lining and silk crepe laces with shibori which are dyed with benibamna, safflower. 19th century. In excellent condition except for some stains. 12cm x 28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1324316 (stock #J355)
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Purse made of deer skin which has design by smoking with stencil on it. It is called "fusube-gawa". It has beautiful metal work of "Fujin" who is a god of wind and controles it. Fujin and Raijin, who controles thunder, is a popular motif and often seen in many art works and crafts. The most well-known one is "Fujin Raijin-zu Byobu (folding screen)" by Tawaraya Sotatsu. The fujin is hand-carved of copper and has silver inlay. He has a big bag with full of air. The purse has three pockets...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323844 (stock #11365)
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Two hand-knitted bags made of asa (hemp) for travel. They are diagonally back-packed or around the waist. The top one is natural color and the bottom one is natural indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for some wear in the strings. Late 19th to early 20th century. Top L:50cm Bottom: L:55cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323842 (stock #11353)
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Baby's kaya (mosquito net) made of asa (hemp) whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. The frame cloth is hand-spun cotton. Generally in good condition but has some mending patches and holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. w:70cm L:104cm H:66cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323348 (stock #11370)
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Asa (hemp) woman's kimono whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It looks so called "akaso kasuri" and if it is so, made in Yamato (Nara Pref.) Generally in good condition but has some wear, stains and holes. Meiji period (1868~1912) 132cm x 133cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1323198 (stock #J354)
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Pillow made of cow skin with embossed pattern which is called "Kin-kara-kawa" in Japan. It is thin leather with gold or silver patterns which was introduced from Europe during the Edo period. It is not clear this one is from Europe or made in Japan. Probably 19th century. In good condition but the colors are faded and has some holes. Diameter: 14cm L: 22.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1322763 (stock #11362)
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Cotton futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist dyeing) karakusa pattern. It is natural indigo dyed and it is from Tohoku district. Heavily used and has mending patches and stitches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 94cm x 152cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1322245 (stock #11361)
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Woman's asa (probably choma) juban, under kimono worn in summer. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. In good condition except for some light stains and a hole in the silk cloth in the back of the panel in front. 19th century. 124cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1321815 (stock #11358)
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Shinafu noren made of 7 panels. Shinafu is fabric made from bark of shina-tree, which was used for kimono, mosquito net, bag used for sake or shoyu making and so on. Shina tree grows almost all the mountains in Japan, from Hokkaido to Kyushu. It is hand-plied and hand-woven. It has some stains, breaks and unraved parts. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. The measurement of one panel 26cm x 166cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1320532 (stock #J347)
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Large plate with hand-painted turnips and hoju (treasure ball) design, both are auspicious motifs. It is Shida-yaki made in Shida in Saga Pref. in Kyushu, which has been made since 18th century. Bakumatsu (mid 19th century) In excellent condition. Diameter:28.5cm H:5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1317758 (stock #J346)
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Wooden Buddhist statue, probably one of the 12 Shinsho who guard Yakushi Nyorai. Both arms and other parts are lost. 18th century or earlier. H:16.7cm W:6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1317007 (stock #J344)
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Small wooden box with drawers which has beautiful iron work for the lock and the protecters on the corners. Coated with red urushi. It has a lock, but the key is lost. 19th century to early 20th century. In good condition except for some minor dents. 12cm x 12cm x 24.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1316609 (stock #11336)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of choma (ramie) and all hand-sewn. Both 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 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 has several holes and thin parts. 19th century. 94cm x 96cm