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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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$280.00
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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$240.00
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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$200.00
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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$80.00
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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$80.00
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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386827 (stock #12980)
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$380.00
Roll of hemp cloth for kaya (mosquito net) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 40cm x 10.5m (approxi.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1386826 (stock #12979)
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A piece of boro futonji which is made of many fragments which are all vegetable indigo dye and hand-spun cotton. Second half of the 19th century. 110cm x 60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1386823 (stock #12978)
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Sample book of old katazome (stencil-resist-dye) which has 140 fragments, mostly from Meiji period (1868~1912). It has about a dozen asa (hemp and ramie) fragments and others are mostly hand-spun cotton. They are dyed with vegetable indigo and pigments. It has folding 23 pages in one side and 23 pages in the other. The cover is silk cloth. In excellent condition. 12cm x 18cm x 4.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1386766 (stock #12976)
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$100.00
Old Kumejima tsumugi (pongee silk) kimono from Kumejima, one of the Okinawa Islands. The features of Kumejima tsumugi are that vegetable and mud dye from the island, and also hand-woven. It is said that it has been woven from late 15th century. This kimono has thinly padded cotton so that it is possibly from colder region in mainland Japan. The lining is white and black cotton and thin white wool muslin inside the wrists. In excellent condition. Meiji period (1868~1912) 120cm x 140cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386457 (stock #12972)
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$450.00
Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with bold and nice family crest design which are katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It is made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. In good condition but has two mending patches and a few breaks. 19th century. 130cm x 126cm