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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 #1392692 (stock #13046)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton cloth with shibori (two kinds) which is vegetable indigo dye and probably made in Akita Pref. in Tohoku. Sleeves are made of tsumugi (pongee silk), cotton and velveteen. The lining is cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dye). In good condition except for some wear in the pongee silk in the back sleeve. The second half of the 19th century. 126cm x 70cm
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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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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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388632 (stock #13004)
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Yogi futonji made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. Yogi is one kind of futon in the shape of kimono. It is good for cold climate as it can fit shoulders and keeps warmth. It is an item of a bride. It has auspicious motifs such as orizuru (origami crane), bamboo, pine tree, plum flower etc. In excellent condition. Late 19th early 20th century. 126cm x 148cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388555 (stock #12984)
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Asa (hemp) kimono dyed with vegetable indigo and probably sumi (ink), whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 120cm x 135cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388021 (stock #13001)
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Baby's ceremonial kimono made of machine woven cotton with hand-painting with motif of noble people. It has se-mamori (charm) with silk thread. The diagonal stitches to the left means it is boy's kimono ( to the right is girl's ). In old days, it is believed that evils come from back and a baby is vulnerable without seam in the back, so se-mamori is put. In good condition but a bit dusty from aging. Dry cleaning only. Late 19th to early 20th century. 62cm x 76cm
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 : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1387654 (stock #12997)
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Boro child's han-juban without sleeves of which ground cloth is hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist dye) and vegetable indigo dyed. It has beautiful mending stitches with indigo dye cotton threads. It has almost worn out se-mamori (charm) in the upper back. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 45cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1387652 (stock #J501)
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Sample book of obi (sash) design which has about 338 paper fragments with direct painted designs, made in 1907 (Meiji 39). It is from obi maker in Nishijin in Kyoto. It has various designs inspired by Art Nouveau, Rinpa scool and so on. The feature of kimono and obi design in Meiji overall is rather somber and small patterns. In excellent condition. 62 pages. 42cm x 31.5cm x 2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1387650 (stock #J500)
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Woodblock print with kimono design in black on white handmade paper. The design is by Kamisaka Yoshitaka, a real name of Kamisaka Sekka (1866~1942) who was a Rinpa school painter and also one of the Japanese craft designers in Meiji period. Published in 1902 in Kyoto. In excellent condition. 31 prints. 22cm x 31cm x 0.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1387545 (stock #12994)
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Asa child's kimono with modest se-mamori (charm) with silk thread. It is weft kasuri except for white crossed parts. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied and dyed with vegetable indigo. It has red stamp sign (unreadable) in the white asa lining. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 72cm x 74cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1387542 (stock #12992)
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Asa (hemp) noren (curtain) with warp kasuri pattern whose wefts anf warps are hand-plied. It is dyed with vegetable indigo and all hand-sewn. In excellent condition but the middle panel has jointing seam in the top part. Late 19th to early 20th century. 101cm x 156cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1387114 (stock #12989)
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This is "donuki juban", under kimono of the formal 2 layers kimono. The outer kimono is made of the same figured gray silk used in the lower and front parts of this juban. And also, it has same design painting in the same front hems. This juban has beautiful shibori patten in the body and sleeves. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 128cm x 154cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1387001 (stock #12987)
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Old and used asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. Tha second half of the 19th century to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 32.5cm x 6m15cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1387000 (stock #12984)
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Asa (hemp or ramie) man's unlined kimono with family crests. The warps and wefts are hand-plied and it is dyed with vegetable yellow. In good condition but crests are faded and some stains in the lower side. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 128cm x 129cm