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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1379446 (stock #J474)
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Two weights made of solid and rather heavy wood which were used when "habaki", leg guards were made. The technique is warp twinning. In excellent condition. 610gm for two. 19th century. Diameter:10cm H:10cm The 8th image is from "Nihon-no-nuno, Genshifu Tanbou" Bessatsu Taiyo published by Heibon-sha in 1989. Othe three images are examples of "habaki"
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
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$480.00
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 #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 #1380837 (stock #12916)
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Bag made of gold brocade dyed with benibana (safflower). The cord and the tassel are made of silk thread also dyed with benibana. The lining is plain weave silk. It has woven pattern of "Mitsuba-Aoi" crest. In good condition but has some wear. 19th century. 10cm x 55cm
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 1900 item #1366514 (stock #12686)
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$250.00
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 1900 item #1241834 (stock #10938)
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Horse ornament which is rolled around the berry. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The stripe pattern is katazome (stencil-dyeing) and the crests are tsutsugaki. In excellent condition. 19th century. 33cm x 3m20cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1153927 (stock #J216)
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This is a wooden sculpture of Daikoku-sama or Daikokuten, one of the seven Japanese gods who bring luck. He is standing on the straw rice bags, holding a lucky hammer in one hand and a big sack on the shoulder. He is the god of agriculture or fertility. 18 or 19th century. In good condition. Height:13.5cm Base:5.7cm x 6.2cm
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 #1259378 (stock #11048)
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A curtain made of thick crepe with shibori(tie-dyeing) design. It is hung horizontally and has belts made of paper and probably used on stage or at ceremony. The dyes are all vegetable, benibana (safflower), indigo (ai) and shikon (purple grass root). In good condition except some belts have wear. 19th century. W:3m92cm L:60cm
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 #1344046 (stock #12508)
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Yosegire-juban (under kimono) made of fragments recycled from old kimono. They are: silk crepe with beni-itajime shibori (board-clamped dyeing), katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing), figured silk etc. All the fragments are vegetable dyed such as beni (safflower), shikon (purple grass root) and ai (indigo) etc. It has pongee silk lining and some threads are hemp. In excellent condition. 19th century. 124cm x 151cm
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 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 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. It has natural indigo dyed pongee silk lining and also has thin floss silk inside...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1388020 (stock #13000)
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Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton with traditional "Matsukawa-bishi" pattern which is katazome (stencil-resist dye). It has hand-stitched sashiko with indigo dye cotton thread. In excellent condition and looks never used. Water is poured over hood, hanten, gloves and so on before a fireman entered fire site. The second half of the 19th century. 36cm x 56cm
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