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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #941321 (stock #9994)
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This is a jishiro ( white ground ) katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) which is made of hand-spun and hand-woven cotton. It is dyed with natural indigo. The diagonal lines look like shibori technique, however it is katazome and small pattern in the sleeves is also katazome. In good condition except for a rip in the hem, a gray stain in the sleeve, a few small holes and some patina. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 119cm x 58.5cm 46.9" x 23"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1413514 (stock #13239)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with beautiful sashiko and two tassels. The ground cloth is hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dye. Sashiko thread is white cotton. It has rare the owner's name and the place in Ishikawa prefecture. The second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. 100cm x 97cm
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 1910 item #1050934 (stock #10333)
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This is a hagi han-juban which is made of several kinds of silk crepe. Hagi means "sewing together". The body part is made of silk crepe with two kinds of itajime patterns and dyed with benibana ( safflower ). The both sleeves are also made of silk crepe with two kinds of katazome ( stencil-dye ) patterns and dyed with indigo. It has thin wool muslin lining. The lining has some moth holes. The last photo shows how to make itajime in old days. Late 19th to early 20th century . 122cm x 56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1231486 (stock #10909)
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Yogi is one kind of futon in the shape of kimono. The stuffed cotton and the lining were removed. It is made of hand-spun cotton and has beautiful dark green color dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has nice thick texture. The pattern is called "Genji-kō" which is the motif from the traditional game played by the noble people, taking a guess on the combination of the incense. In good condition except for a few rips and small holes. The latter half of the 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #910785 (stock #9871)
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This is a hagi-juban ( patched ) made of several kinds of silk such as silk crepe with katazome, with tie dyeing or just plain silk crepe and tsumugi ( pongee silk ). They are all handwoven and most of them are dyed with vegetable color. In excellent condition except for one of the fragments is lost in the right shoulder. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( mid to late 19th C ) 128cm x 138cm 50.4" x 54.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #883207 (stock #9817)
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This is a gorgeous hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of many kinds of silk such as plain silk with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), silk crepe with itajime ( board-clamp-dyeing ) and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and shibori ( tie-dyeing ), wild silk and so on. This piece was exhibited in the show in Japan. It has thin cotton lining inside. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid 19th C to early 20th C ). In excellent condition except for a few tiny moth holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #933655 (stock #9964)
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This is a beautiful girl's kimono made of hand-woven asa ( hemp ) and dyed with benibana ( safflower ). Benibana was cultivated in Shonai region in old days in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district, however it is mainly imported from abroad now. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) In excellent condition except for a hole in the lower back ( 3mm x 5mm ). 70cm x 86cm 27.6" x 33.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1005432 (stock #10198)
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This is a gorgeous gold brocade obi ( sash ) for formal kimono. It is Jacquard weave which was imported from Europe in 19th century and was popular for formal sash in late 19th century. This sash has fine chrysanthemum and stream motifs in beige ground. In excellent condition. Late 19th century. 28.5cm x 3m88cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1065041 (stock #10373)
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This is an obi ( sash ) for formal kimono. It is silk jacquard weave which was produced in Nishijin in Kyoto. The motifs are all auspicious small patterns. Meiji period ( the latter half of the 19th century ). In excellent condition. 32cm x 3m84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #989508 (stock #10135)
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This is hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of pieces of cloth such as silk crepe, pongee silk, wool muslin, cotton flannel, figured silk satin and so on. The techniques are: tie-dyeing, katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), Yuzen-zome ( hand-painted using rice paste as resist ). The red wool muslin in the back as well as in the upper front has some moth holes, but in good condition as a whole. Late 19th century. 124cm x 134cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1417533 (stock #12841)
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Small boro made of two panels of hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton. The brown threads are "cha-wata (brown cotton) which is natural undyed cotton and rather old. All hand sewn with vegetable indigo dye cotton thread. The second half of the 19th century. 0cm x 90cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1412260 (stock #13214)
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Rare item. A pair of Hatasashimono (battle flags) made of asa, hemp (left) and plain weave silk (right) with gold painted (kindei) washi sun design. Hatasashimono was used after Sengoku period (late 15th to Late 16th century) to show the samurai's presence, affiliation and class of position. It had been put on the hip in older days (koshi-zashi) but it was put on the back later. They belonged to Hara family...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1358564 (stock #12610)
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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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1412170 (stock #13212)
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Yari (spear) cover made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) bamboo and tomoe (three-way) design. Dyed with vegetable indigo. In excellent condition. All hand-sewn. The first half of the 19th century. 11.5cm x 55cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1093664 (stock #10483)
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This is a fragment of kosode with embroideries. Kosode is a woman's kimono till Edo period, a predecessor of a modern kimono. Kosode literally means "small sleeve" but it actually means sleeves with small wrists opening, on the other hand, sleeves with wide openings are called hirosode. This fragment is made of silk crepe and dyed with benibana ( safflower ) which was very precious dye. The white small circles are boshi-shibori ( capped )...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1381952 (stock #12931)
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$100.00
Asa (hemp) baby's kimono with hand-painted pine tree motif whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has se-mamori in the back which is a charm with silk threads and this one is boy's kimono as they are in the left as well as in the center (girl's one is in the right). Evils are believed to come from back in old days and it protects a baby from diseases. The second half of the 19th century. In good condition but some stains in front and holes in two belts made of thin raw silk...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1259495 (stock #J295)
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Five Nyoi-hoju or Nyoi-hoshu which are molded metal in the shape of flaming jewel. Nyoi-hoju is believed that once it is obtained, all the one's wishes are fulfilled in the Buddhism. Two are almost perfect condition but three have some lost parts. 19th century or before. 5.5cm x 6.5cm x 1cm