Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori GALLERY TSUMUGI
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1361879 (stock #12635)
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Noren, a shop curtain made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with kakishibu (persimmon tannin). It has tsutsugaki shop name. In excelent condition, however kakishibu color faded in some parts. Late 19th early 20th century. 98cm x 160cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1361877 (stock #12634)
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Noren made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed with hand-drawn tsutsugaki motif which are auspicious orizuru (origami crane) and pine trees. It was probably ordered for a wedding occasion. It has ornamental ribbons made of thin wool muslin. In excellent condition except for a few tiny moth holes in one of the ribbon. Late 19th to early 20th century. 101cm x 180cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1361814 (stock #J429)
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$80.00
Small bamboo box probably used for food. It has the year (Taisho 4, 1916) and the owner's name and shop. In excellent condition except for a few tiny breaks of bamboo strips. 10cm x 15.5cm x 5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1361811 (stock #12630)
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Very rare item! Shima-cho, a sample book of fragments which are hand-spun and vegetable dyed, mainly indigo dyed stripes and checks. It is very rare as the ground book is the "Kansei-reki, Kansei Calender" which was published by Edo Government and used from Kansei 10 to Tenpo 14 (1798~1843). It was issued consulting with western Solar calender (Gregorian calender). It has 107 fragments. In excellent condition. 9.7cm x 29.6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1361777 (stock #12629)
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$700.00
Shima-cho, sample book of cotton fragments with stripes and checks. It has about 570 fragments.Most of them are vegetable dye and hand-spun cotton. It looks inherited by a few generations. The cover has a hand writing "Shima-cho" "Tenpo 11year (1840)" and the dealer or the weaver's name "Haruki-ya". If it has more brown color woven with cha-wata (brown cotton), it is older. It becomes darker indigo color later. In excellent condition except for a few small break in the back cover...
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1360636 (stock #J421)
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$380.00
Part of rug or futon made of washi (Japanese handmade paper) with many mending patches with washi fragments. The usage of this piece is not clear, probably it was a rug or futon. It is guaranteed that it is the original condition. It is noticeable that the part where the mending patched came off, the original color is seen. 19th century Approx. 114cm x 126cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1360635 (stock #J420)
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Square zabuton (flat cushion) or rug made of many layers of recycled washi (Japanese handmade paper). It is painted with kaki-shibu (persimmon tannin) for strength and waterproof. It has many letters hand-written with sumi (black ink). In excellent condition. 19th century. 19th century 60.5cm x 62cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1360634 (stock #12616)
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Ase-hajiki which is made of mojiri-ori asa (hemp) for the body part. Mojiri-ori is woven as the warps are crossed so that the cloth is airlier than plain weave cloth. Cotton stripe cloth is used for the front panels and both sides. It has rare shibori pattern which is from Akita Pref. in Tohoku. In excellent condition except for a rip (2.5cm) in the left side. Late 19th to early 20th century. 51cm x 67cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1360170 (stock #12617)
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$180.00
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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$70.00
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 : Pre 1920 item #1359305 (stock #12612)
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$90.00
One panel of cloth with tsutsugaki anchor design. Tsutsugaki is free-hand painting with rice paste as resist. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33.5cm x 183cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1358564 (stock #12610)
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$90.00
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 : Pre 1900 item #1358562 (stock #12609)
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Old han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The shibori pattern is bold plum flower motif. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 65cm x 78cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1358266 (stock #12609)
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$50.00
Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with sashiko (stitches) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has roughly shand-sewn sashiko with cotton thread. It has a hole (1.5cm x 2mm) in the center and two tiny holes. 98cm x 106cm Late 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1358041 (stock #12605)
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$90.00
Asa (hemp) han-juban (short under kimono) with kasuri pattern whose wefts and warps are hand-plied and natural indigo dyed. It is produced in Omi (Shiga Pref.) It has white cotton piping in arm holes. It has many mending patches and a hole (2cm x 1cm) in the upper part of the sleeve. Late 19th to early 20th century. 104cm x 58cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1357837 (stock #12602)
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$110.00
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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$180.00
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