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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1368170 (stock #12710)
Haruko Watanabe
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Cotton Kurume kasuri futonji with a ship motif. Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu has been one of the main product places of indigo dyed cotton kasuri since late Edo period (early 19th century). It is made of hand-spun cotton that means probably it was made before Meiji 15 (1882) and natural indigo dyed. The last photo and the information are from the book "Ai no Hana Orinasu Kasuri" published by Ai Kobo in 1998. It also has hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed lining...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1371175 (stock #12776)
Haruko Watanabe
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of recycled fragments from old kimono, which are silk crepe with katazome (stencil-dye), yuzen-zome, shibori (tie-dye), plain etc. The lining is hand-spun cotton and benibana (safflower) dyed. The red cloth with spiral pattern in front is thin wool muslin. The sleeves are removed. In good condition but some fragments are thin or damaged and some moth holes in wool muslin. The second half of the 19th century. 63cm x 57cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1360170 (stock #12617)
Haruko Watanabe
$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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1369435 (stock #12737)
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Yosegire-juban recycled from many silk crepe fragments which are all vegetable-dye and from late Edo period (around mid 19th century). They are:katazome and wild silk stripe dyed with shikon (root of purple grass), katazome (stencil-resist dye) dyed with indigo and benibana (safflower), itajime (board-clamp dye) dyed with benibana which is the center cloth in the back. The lining is plain weave benibana dyed silk. It has thick cotton in the hem. In excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
Haruko Watanabe
$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 : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1407464 (stock #J538)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Bamboo basket container coated with urushi. It is handwoven of bamboo strips and covered with washi (Japanese handmade papaer), and then painted with black urushi. It has a label inside which says "Kataji kawago" which used to be a basket made of bamboo or wicker and covered with deer skin, or covered with washi later. It also says it was made in Ise in Mie Prefecture. It has vegetable indigo dyed washi lining. Generally in good condition but has many parts urushi came off, breaks and wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1411169 (stock #13200)
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Pilgrim's sodenashi made of hand-spun cotton with writhings which are the name of the pilgrim, the year (Meiji 5, 1871) etc. The places of pilgrimage is Saigoku Sanju-Sansho (33 holy places in the west) which are for worship of Kannon and the oldest places of pilgrimage. Those are located in Kyoto, Osaka, Gifu, Hyogo, Nara, Shiga and Wakayama. The cloth in the back is also hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dye. In excellent condition. 45cm x 57cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1363211 (stock #12642)
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Yuzenzome figured sik girl's kimono. It has hand drawn Yuzen-zome cranes, bamboos, plum flowers, pine trees which are all auspicious motifs. It has se-mamori (charm) which is made of silk threads in the back. The baby's kimono is called "Hitotsu-mi" which has no seam in the back and the evil believed to come from th back, so that it has charm sewn in the back. tThe ornamental stitches for the belts in front have same purpose. In good condition but has some stains especially in front...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1353521 (stock #12569)
Haruko Watanabe
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with beni-itajime (board-clamped dyeing) with benibana (safflower). Beni-itajime-zome was practiced much in Shonai region in Yamagata Pref. as it was the main product place of benibana in Edo and Meiji period. In good condition but it has some tiny moth holes in right side and light dirty line in the neck. The second half of the 19th century. 61cm x 56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1433548 (stock #13346)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
Two pieces of asa (hemp) cloth whose warps and wefts are hand-plied. Some minor brownish stains but in good condition as a whole. It has washi strip in one of the hems. The second half of the 19th century. 35cm x 2m60cm, 36cm x 2m60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1349254 (stock #J379)
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7 pieces of mukozuke which is one of tablewares in which usually raw fish or vinegored fish is served. Oribe-yaki is one kind of Mino-yaki made in Gifu Pref. All the pieces are in excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. H:8cm, D:8cm $45 for each. 6 pieces available.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1405051 (stock #13161)
Haruko Watanabe
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Large bag made of washi (handmade paper) and kaki-shibu (persimmon juice) painted. It is for containing cocoons used where sericulture was active such as Nagano, Yamanashi, South Tohoku etc. from Meiji to early Showa period (from the scond half of the 19th to early 20th century.) In good condition with nice mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 73cm x 131cm
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 #1273188 (stock #11091)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton with "Takara-zukushi" motif. It is a auspicious one which has many kinds of treasures such as treasure ball, a mallet, gold coins, a cape, deer horns, and treasure bag and a crest. In excellent condition except for a few tiny rips (2mm~1cm) in the middle part. It has katazome belt of cloth in the back. 19th century. 83.5cm x 95.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1443340 (stock #13402)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Hanten remade from Echigo-jofu kimono which is handwoven with choma (ramie) and both weft and warp are hand-plied. Echigo-jofu has been woven in Echigo region in Niigata prefecture since ancient time. Especially, pictorial and cross double kasuri patterns were very popular and much produced in late Edo period (the first half of the 19th century). Those Echigo-jofu with cross double kasuri kimono are seen many in Ukiyo-e. This hanten has double kasuri pattern and stripes. 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1379442 (stock #12901)
Haruko Watanabe
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Patched han-juban (short under kimono) made of recycled silk fragments from old kimono. They are: figured silk, silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist-dye), shibori, itajime shibori (board-clamp-dye) etc. The lining is hand-spun cotton dyed with benibana (sufflower). In good condition except for the wear in the beige silk crepe in the lower sides. 19th century. 122cm x77 cm
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 1900 item #1386457 (stock #12972)
Haruko Watanabe
$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