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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1315831 (stock #11331)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has karakusa pattern which is katazome (stencil paste-resist dyeing). It has cotton lining which is also hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. In good condition but has some stains and a small hole. Late 19th to early 20th century. 154cm x 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1315102 (stock #11319)
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Juban, under kimono made of silk crepe. The body part is indigo-dyed crepe with free-hand drawing with white line, which is called "shiro-age" It is one of the techniques of Yuzen-zome and the line is paste-resist dyeing. It has some embroideries with gold and silk threads. The sleeves are made of silk crepe with shibori (tie-dyeing) and plain. The lining is hand-spun cortton and the hem is thin wool muslin which has many moth holes and breaks and some small moth holes in the body part...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1315095 (stock #11322)
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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 ). This one is made of fragments of old choma (ramie). This small chogappo was used to cover food on the tray...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1312794 (stock #11318)
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Hagi-isho juban made of many kinds of recycled silk cloth which are: silk crepe with katazome, shibori, plain silk, stripes and checks woven of wild silk. The dyes are all vegetable and the lining is indigo dyed pongee silk which has white fossil silk inside coming out. This kind of yose-gire juban was worn at the Bon Dance in Nishimonai in Akita prefecture. In excellent condition except for some tiny moth holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 139cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1312029 (stock #11311)
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Cotton Yamato kasuri cloth produced in Yamato region in Nara prefecture. The warps and wefts are machine-spun but the cloth is hand-woven. It used to be the man's kimono, unseamed and washed (toki-mono). Late 19th to early 20th century. 2 pieces of the body: 33cm x 3m10cm 2pieces of the sleeves: 33cm x 104cm In excellent condition but has some light beige parts and the long cloth has 9cm cut in the middle (neck part).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1311615 (stock #11309)
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Asa (choma, ramie) woman's han-juban, a short under kimono. It is probably Echigo-jofu made in Niigata prefecture, which is hand-woven of choma, ramie and both the wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has double kasuri(ikat) pattern whose motifs are phoenix, fan, turtle and plum flower. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 86cm x 65cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1311397 (stock #11280)
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Two tsuno-bukuro which were used for the grain. They are made of asa (hemp) and whose selvedges are diagonally sewn together so that the bag is a bit stretchable. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It has the owner's name and the place in Shiga prefecture. It has some mending stitches with white cotton threads and some stains. Late 19th early 20th century (mid Meiji period). Right:41cm x 126cm Left:44cm x 116cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1310995 (stock #11304)
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Samurai's jinbaori which is worn over armors. The ground cloth is wool fabric called "goro or goro fukuren" which had been imported from western countries such as England or Holland from 16th and 17th centuries. It has patchworked woolen crest "Kuyo-mon" in the back. The front panels are made of silk silver brocade and the lining is printed cotton chintz imported from Europe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1310987 (stock #11303)
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Cotton girl's juban (under kimono) for furisode (formal kimono) with katazome pattern. It is called beni-itajime which is one kind of board-clamped dyeing with benibana (safflower). Benibana was very precious in old days and it was mainly grown in Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture. The last photo shows the process of beni-itajime in old days (Reference source: Yomigaeru Maboroshino Senshoku, published by Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo). Meiji period (1868~1912)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309696 (stock #11293)
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Child's ceremonial kimono made of plain weave silk with beautiful hand-painted cranes. It is dyed with natural indigo and the lining is dyed with benibana. In excellent condition except for a tiny moth hole in the front lapel and a few in the sleeve, also some light stains in the upper front. The second half of the 19th century. 90cm x 113cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309693 (stock #11292)
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Hashi-nui isho made of many kinds of recycled silk cloth which are: silk crepe with katazome, plain silk and stripe pongee silk. The lining is benibana dyed silk crepe. This kind of yose-gire juban was worn at the Bon Dance in Nishimonai in Akita prefecture. In good condition except for rips in the lining and wear in the both wrists. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 122cm x 124cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309380 (stock #11290)
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Boro futonji made of many cotton fragments which are all hand-spun and natural indigo-dyed. Thy are: stripes, ikat, stencil-dye, tie-dye and plain (shima, kasuri, katazome, shibori and muji). It has beautiful mending stitches which are hemp (asa) threads. 19th century. 90cm x 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1305997 (stock #11286)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of fragments of choma (ramie) and cotton. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is made with patch-work 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 ). This one is made of old fragments of choma whose wefts and warps are hand-plied...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1304401 (stock #11278)
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Han-juban which is hand-woven of asa (hemp) and has double ikat pattern. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. It has white cotton piping under the arms for reinforcement. Probably it was produced in Omi in Shiga prefecture. In good condition but has many mending patches inside, which are neatly done. Late 19th to early 20th century. 102cm x 59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1304315 (stock #11276)
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Ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). It has natural indigo color warps and wefts which make check pattern. It has beautiful asa katazome cloth in the top inside, whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except the indigo dyed warps have wear. 19th century 60cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1303303 (stock #11273)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of silk gauze and figured silk fragments which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork 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 ). In excellent condition except for three mending patches and two tiny moth holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1301785 (stock #J334)
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Tobacco case with wood netsuke. It is made of deer skin with letters and a crest which are 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 carved wooden netsuke. In good condition except for open seam in the side. 11.8cm x 17.5cm Diameter of netsuke: 6cm 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1301783 (stock #J333)
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Hyotan (gourd) made of paper yarn and urshi coated. It is handwoven of Japanese paperü@yarn which is made from kozo tree fiber and coated with urushi, lacquer. This paper craft is called "kami nagato" or "nagato" and it is durable and waterproof so that it was made into many kinds of folk crafts such as bowl, tobacco pipe case, lunch box, water bottle and so on in Edo period. It has hand-painted maple leaf design with red urushi. This gourd was probably used for liquid. 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
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Asa (hemp) wrapping cloth with hand-drawn tsutsugaki noshi design. Noshi is an auspicious motif which used to be flattened abalone strips and was decorated on a gift. The wefts and warps are both hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. In good condition except for some wear and stains. 19th century. 84cm x 103.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300897 (stock #11255)
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Asa (hemp) cloth with tsutsugaki shrimp which is an auspicious motif. It symbolizes longevity showing that one can live long till having the waist bended. It is made of asa (hemp) and the wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. 19th century. In good condition but has some wear, stains and indigo color faded parts. 90cm x 65cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1300390 (stock #11251)
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Three komebukuro made of many kinds of recycled silk fragments. It was used when people exchanged rice or donated it to shrines or temples. In good condition except for the largest one has wear and some holes and mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:28cm x 23cm M:26cm x 24.5cm S:21cm x 11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299684 (stock #11247)
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Hagi-isho juban (under kimono) made of silk in many kinds such as silk crepe, figured silk, pongee silk and wild silk. The patterns are: komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), stripes, checks, kasuri (ikat) and solid color. The lining is indigo dyed pongee silk and floss silk in the hem. All the dyes are vegetable such as benibana (safflower), indigo, purple grass root and so on. In excellent condition. Mid 19th to early 20th century. 127cm x 138cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299145 (stock #11241)
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One panel of cotton katazome (stencil-dyeing) cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. The pattern is called Kumano-zome or Iyo-zome which was produced in Bizen (Okayama prefecture and was popular in mid 19th century. It was used for futonji. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 35cm x 151cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299144 (stock #11243)
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One panel of cotton katazome (stencil-dyeing) cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. The pattern is called Kumano-zome or Iyo-zome which was produced in Bizen (Okayama prefecture and was popular in mid 19th century. It was used for futonji. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 35cm x 151cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1297498 (stock #11225)
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Man's kimono made of hand-spun cotton with komon pattern which literally means "small pattern". It is originated in the dyeing of kamishimo, a top and a bottom worn by feudal lords (samurai) during the Edo period. It has machine-woven and indigo dyed cotton lining which is probably imported from England and called "kanakin". The latter half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. 128cm x 127cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1293328 (stock #J323)
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Design sample book of fukusa (gift cover) which is woodblock printed. It has 30 designs, mostly used on happy occasions except for the 5th photo, the lotus flower motif. Generally in good condition. Printed in Meiji 34 (1902) in Kyoto. 18cm x 25cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1291047 (stock #J319)
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Jingasa worn by a worrior. It is handwoven of Japanese paper yarn which is made from kozo tree fiber and coated with urushi, lacquer. This kind of paper textile is called "kami nagato" or "nagato" and it is durable and waterproof so that it was made into many kinds of folk crafts such as bowl, tabacco pipe case, lunch box, water bottle and so on in Edo period. This jingasa is in good condition except for a rift and the cords inside are much worn out...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1289468 (stock #11164)
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Yose-gire han-juban (short under kimono) made of many kinds of silk crepe such as katazome (stencil-dyeing), plain, figured, shibori (tie-dyeing), Yuzen-zome (free-hand painting), check with wild silk and so on. The red cloth is wool muslin. All the cloth look dyed with vegetable color except for the red wool muslin. The lining and the collar are hand-spun cotton. It has wear, rips and holes. The second half of the 19th century. 120cm x 71cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1289461 (stock #11163)
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Hagi-isho juban (under kimono) made of many kinds of silk crepe such as katazome (stencil-dyeing), plain, figured, and so on. The red cloth is wool muslin. All the cloth look dyed with vegetable color except for the red wool muslin. Generally good condition but has some wear, holes and thin parts. The second half of the 19th century. 122cm x 120cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284553 (stock #11142)
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Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe in many kinds such as komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), plain, stripes with wild silk and figured. The lining is indigo pongee silk and floss silk in the hem. All the dyes are vegetable such as benibana (safflower), indigo, purple grass root and so on. In excellent condition except for a few stains´┐Ż@and a few tiny moth holes in the upper front, benibana part. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284104 (stock #11134)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-woven pongee silk with stripes called Ki-hachijo. The ground yellow color is dyed with "kariyasu", the wild plant in many times. Ki-hachijo was originally woven in Hachijo Island from 17th century but similar pongee silk was woven in other places later. Probably this one was woven in Hachijo Island...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1281645 (stock #11123)
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Cape made of cotton kasuri on one side and cotton stripe on the other which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It is called "maru-gappa" or "hiki-mawashi". It was worn on the occasion of travel. The word "kappa" came from Portuguese "capa". The Portuguese first came to Japan ca. 17th century. The piping is made of handwoven hemp. Generally in good condition but kasuri side has a mending patch and a hole. The stripe side has wear and several holes. Late Edo period, the first half of th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1281012 (stock #J311)
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Wooden candle with a copper hook and candle plate holder with an owner's name. In good condition but has some dirt and the jointing part of the candle holder and the wood is a bit loose. 19th century. L:59cm W of the top:5.5cm W of the bottom:7.5cm Thickness:1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1280771 (stock #J310)
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Handmade bamboo basket which has urushi or kakishibu (persimmon juice) coated paper lining. Generally in good condition but has some minor cuts and some tiny chips in the lining. 19th century. Diameter:31cm Height:7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1280770 (stock #11117)
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Large nobori, vertical banner post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for wishing each boy in the family grow up healthy and strong. This one has a motif of old tale "Ushiwaka-maru and Benkei". Benkei used to be a Buddhist soldier but was ousted from the temple because he was very rowdy. He decided to rob and collect 1000 swords from people. One day he encountered Ushiwaka-maru on the Gojo Big Bridge in Kyoto and assaulted him to rob the last sword, but he lost. He b...