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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1110992 (stock #10523)
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This is a dochugi made of kudzu fiber for wefts and cotton threads for warps, which is worn outdoor over kimono. Kudzu textile was mainly made in Kakegawa, in Shizuoka prefecture. The latter half of the 19th century. In good condition except for a rip in one side and small moth holes and wear. 138cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #770583 (stock #8549)
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This is a beautiful silk hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of Edo chirimen ( silk crepe ), wild silk and plain silk. The techniques are tie-dyeing, hand painting and stencil-resist-dyeing. The purple and red parts are woven of wild silk. All the cloths are dyed with natural colors such as natural indigo, safflower and so on. This juban is a good example of prominent techniques of weaving and dyeing in Edo era. It has a cotton lining...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1385543 (stock #12967)
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A pair of fireman's gloves with sashiko (quilting). Each has three parts for fingers. Sashiko is all by hand-sewn with indigo dyed cotton thread. The lining is also vegetable indigo dyed cotton. In excellent condition and look scarcely used. The second half of the 19th century. 17.5cm x 42cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386045 (stock #12970)
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Han-gappa (or dochu-gi) made of kudzu fiber for wefts and cotton for warps, all vegetable indigo dyed. The collar is made of imported wool. The fasteners made of spiral cord show it was made in Tenpo in late Edo period (1831~1845) according to the "Kinsei Fuzoku-shi" written by Kitagawa Morisada beginning from 1837 to 1867. Slits with piping are for swords. Kudzu kimono was mainly made in Kakegawa region in Shizuoka prefecture...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1430403 (stock #13312)
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Samurai's kaji-haori (jacket), mune-ate (breast pad) and ate (ornament in the back waist) and all pieces have Tomoe kamon (three-way family crest). The ground fabric is not sure, looks mixture of cotton and wool and the lining is cotton European print. There were many massive fires in Edo in 17th and 18th century. Edo government organized the fire prevention system by samurai and then by civilian firefighters (hikeshi) later...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1093220 (stock #10482)
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This is a katsugi or kazuki which was worn by a noble woman before Edo period ( before the beginning of the 17th century ). It was also worn by a commoner woman later overhead as well as over kimono when she went out. It is made of hand-woven thin plain weave silk and has beautiful Yuzen-zome ( dye ) paintings of chickens, chicks and plants. Yuzen-zome is the dyeing technique which is free-hand-painting using rice paste as resist for white outlining and also colored by hand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1381952 (stock #12931)
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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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #844731 (stock #8718)
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This is a dochu-gi ( coat ) made of kudzu-fu ( gross cloth ) which is hand woven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel and kudzu-fu one was worn in summer. This dochugi is black and dyed with Japanese ink. In good condition except for a moth holes in the black wool collar and some in the body part. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C )...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1374885 (stock #12821)
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Fragment of Edo kosode kimono whose sleeve openings (wrist parts) are small comparing with Osode. Kosode kimono was widely worn in Edo period and the style is adopted by modern kimono. The ground cloth is benibana (safflower) dyed figured silk that was very luxurious. Also, it has beautiful embroideries such as wisteria, wheels of court cow carriage, peony and so on. The dye techniques are: katazome (stencil-resist-dye) and shibori (tye-dye)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1403942 (stock #13144)
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Oshi-e, litterally "pressed picture" which is made of fragments of antique silk cloth which are all vegetable dye. The history of Oshi-e date back to Heian period, found in Shosoin Treasures (around 10th century) It was very popular toy in Edo period with motif of Kabuki Theatre actors. The ground paper is "Itame-gami" which is ten layers of washi and has thin cotton lining so that it looks like a shallow relief...
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. The name in the left asa one is tsutsugaki and one in the right silk one is handsewn wit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1418479 (stock #13265)
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Juban (under kimono) made of three kinds of silk cloth. One is silk crepe with yamamayu (wild silk) stripes and the other is silk crepe with stripes. The third one is tsumugi (pongee silk) with katazome komon (stencil-resist-dye small pattern). All natural dyed. Yamamayu (wild silk) is rare and precious comparing with cultured silk. It is hardly dyed, so that it stands out shiny when woven together with silk crepe. It is sewn with very fine choma (ramie) thread so that it is rather old. The lini...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1266244 (stock #11070)
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Dochu-gi (coat) made of kudzu-fu (kudzu is "devil's tongue in English), which is handwoven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo period. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel. It has a black wool collar and buttons made of silk cords in almost perfect shape which are usually damaged. In excellent condition except for a tiny moth hole in the wool collar and the black piping has wear. Late Edo or earl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1310995 (stock #11304)
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Samurai's jinbaori which is worn over armors. The ground cloth is wool fabric called "goro or goro fukuren" which had been imported from western countries such as England or Holland from 16th and 17th centuries. It has patchworked woolen crest "Kuyo-mon" in the back. The front panels are made of silk silver brocade and the lining is printed cotton chintz imported from Europe. The design of the jinbaori was modeled on the clothing of the Spanish or the Portuguese who came to Japan around 16th cen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1368170 (stock #12710)
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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. In excellent condition...
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 ). In good condition generally except for a small hole and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1405883 (stock #13166)
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Amazing boro cloth which is one side of body part of noragi (farm wear). The ground cloth as well as mending patches are hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. Sashiko thread is also indigo dyed cotton. Asa (hemp) thread is seen in the side seam and that means it is rather old. The second half of the 19th century. 32cm x 184cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1412062 (stock #13231)
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Two fragments of Edo kosode kimono. The right one has motifs of waves and shrimps, the latter is a symbbl of longevity. The line in the shrimps are drawn by "itome-nori" which is very fine line with paste-resist-dye. The ground cloth is plain weave silk. The left one has also auspicious pine tree design on silk crepe. Both are dyed with vegetable indigo and natural dye. The first half of the 19th century. In good condition but the left one has some holes. Right:36cm x 53cm Left:32cm :50cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1332186 (stock #12429)
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A set of pilgrim's kimono (called suzukake), a belt, a pair of tabi, accessaries and the baskets for containing these items. The suzukake and the trapezoid bag are made of hand-spun cotton and tabi and the rectangular bag are made of machine-woven cotton. It has a necklace made of washi, handmade paper. The smaller wicker basket has the year "Meiji 32 (1900)", the owner's name and the place "Yudono-san" which is one of the "Dewa San-zan (Three Mountains such as Gassan, Hagurosan and Yudonosan)" ...
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 vegetab...
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 : 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 1900 item #1416270 (stock #J567)
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Rare item. Hand-painted sample pictures of Meibutsugire which is imported fabrics from China, India, Persia, South East Asia etc. between early 12th and early 18th century. They were mainly silk brocades and silk damask which were used for scroll mountings, fukusa and bags for tea utensils. Meibutsugire literally means named fabrics. According to writings in the back, it is painted by "Seika" in Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu in 18th century. In excellent condition. paintings in 28 pages. 20cm x ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1366530 (stock #126807)
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Kimono with beautiful tsutsugaki flowers such as peony, mum, paulownia flower, bamboo etc. It was worn at the festival in Tsushima Island located between Kyushu and Korea on the Japan Sea. It is made of hand-spun thick cotton. 19th century. Used but in good condition. 120cm x 125cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1405051 (stock #13161)
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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 #877191 (stock #9782)
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This is a "shimacho", a sample book of hand woven and natural indigo and vegetable dyed cotton. It has amazing 37 pages and 567 pieces and there is few shimacho which has so many pieces and in good condition. Some pieces were woven in Edo and some were in Meiji period. In excellent condition. Late Edo to early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C ) 13cm x 20.5cm 5.1" x 8.1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426745 (stock #13296)
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Fireman's sashiko zukin made of indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. The ground cloth, the lining and sashiko thread are all indigo dyed. In excellent condition, no hole, no wear. The second half of the 19th century. L:63cm, W:43cm (when it is folded)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1378970 (stock #12890)
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Large cloth handwoven of shina-tree fiber which is taken from bark of the tree. The warps and wefts are hand-plied and dyed with kaki-shibu (persimmon tannin). It has beautiful many mending patches. The usage is not clear. 19th century. 156cm x 172cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1370063 (stock #12759)
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Han-gapp made of kazu fiber (vine) for wefts and indigo dyed cotton threads for warps. The style is influenced by a western design. It was worn over kimono when one went out, for instance, going travel. In excellent condition eccept for one cord in the upper fronyt is damaged and a small stain, however in excellent condition for yhis age, The buttons are animal horn. 19th century. 12759
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1404008 (stock #13145)
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Oshi-e, litterally "pressed picture" which is made of fragments of antique European print and Japanese silk and the motif is a civilian man in Edo period. The history of Oshi-e date back to Heian period, found in Shosoin Treasures (around 10th century) It was very popular toy in Edo period with motif of Kabuki Theatre actors. The ground paper is "Itame-gami" which is ten layers of washi and has thin cotton lining so that it looks like a shallow relief. In good condition. The second half of the 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1408076 (stock #13173)
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Cotton Kurume kasuri futonji with a castle 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 vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for minor brown stains only in the back. It has white cotton belt for hanging in the back. The second half of th 19th century. 129cm x 158cm
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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400899 (stock #13118)
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Shima-cho, a sample book of cotton stripes mostly hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed. It has some fragments of shifu (woven of hand-spun paper thread), hand-spun cotton and asa in the last page. 16 pages with 188 fragments. The second half of the 19th century. In good condition. 20cm x 17cm x 1.3cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
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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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1151617 (stock #10668)
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This is a yogi, a kind of futon shape of kimono. The outside cloth is asa (hemp) and the lining is cotton katazome ( stencil-dye ) and asa cloth. All the cloth are hand-woven and vegetable dyed. It is stuffed with "okuso" which is hemp wastes produced in making of hemp threads. In cold regions such as Tohoku, cotton was very precious as it could not grow so that "okuso" was stuffed instead of cotton. It is very heavy. In good condition except for a few small holes and some mending patches. 19th ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1264643 (stock #11059)
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Fireman's hood made of deer skin with check patterns which are dyed with the technique called "fusube-gawa". The deer skin is smoked with burning rice straws and gets brown color. Fusube-gawa is used for armors or wallets. The lining is cotton cloth dyed with kaki-shibu (persimmon tannin juice). Very good condition but has some stains and wear. 19th century. L:48cm W:41cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1378282 (stock #12872)
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Buddhist hichi-jo kesa, seven-strip Buddhist surplice worn over hoi, clerical garment. It is made of fragments of two kinds of brocade which can be made in Japan as well as in China. The lining is figured weave silk. All natural dye. Generally in good condition but has some wear and rips. 19th century. 2m x 112cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1372566 (stock #12789)
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Woman's kimono with "Kogin-sashi" which is embroidery with white cotton thread on indigo dyed hemp. It was made in "Tsugaru" region, now the west part of Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. This embroidery pattern is named "Kawari yotsu mameko" which means arranged 4 beans. There are nearly 30 patterns of kogin-sashi. It has folded sleeves that means it had long sleeves and worn for special occasion, and then worn for everyday wear with folded sleeves. In good condition but has wear and mendin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1249401 (stock #10992)
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Beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) futonji made of hand-spun cotton. It is dyed with indigo and probably black and gray pigments. Three panels are sewn by machine and has two horizontal jointing seams also sewn by machine. 19th century. 102cm 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386827 (stock #12980)
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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 1900 item #1372689 (stock #12790)
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Noren (curtain) made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stsncil-resist-dye) carp motif which is natural indigo dyed. This carp motif is named "Koi-no-taki-nobori" depicting carp swimming up a fall that symbolizes strength and success. In good condition but has indigo bleached parts and two mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 96cm x 161cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1344046 (stock #12508)
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Yosegire-juban (under kimono) made of fragments recycled from old kimono. They are: silk crepe with beni-itajime shibori (board-clamped dyeing), katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing), figured silk etc. All the fragments are vegetable dyed such as beni (safflower), shikon (purple grass root) and ai (indigo) etc. It has pongee silk lining and some threads are hemp. In excellent condition. 19th century. 124cm x 151cm
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 #1379000 (stock #12893)
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Basho-fu kimono which is handwoven of banana fiber and both warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has indigo dyed katazome (stencil-resist-dye) which looks dyed later with natural brown color for the ground. The original kimono has stripes. Generally in good condition but has some minor wear, holes and brown color faded parts. The second half of the 19th century. 114cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1379442 (stock #12901)
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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 #1370733 (stock #12771)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with tsutsugaki phoenix motif. The dye is natural indigo and pigments. In excellent condition but has a mending and a light brownish stain in the wing. The second half of the 19th century. 124cm x 142cm
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 #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 1900 item #1386457 (stock #12972)
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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
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 #1203932 (stock #10841)
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This is a handwoven silk brocade sash made in late Edo period (baku-matsu), mid 19th century. Generally in good condition but some wefts are loose from aging. 33cm x 4m20cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1087248 (stock #10462)
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This is a suo kamishimo ( top and bottom which were a formal kimono for samurai in Edo period ). The occasion when this suo kamishimo was worn is not clear ( ceremony or stage ). This suo kamishimo is made by hand-plied and hand-woven asa ( hemp ) cloth with bold tatewaku pattern which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). It has round bunches of asa threads for ornaments which are called "kiku-toji" or "kikuji". In excellent condition except for a small moth holes and a rip ( 11th and 12th photos ). ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1410484 (stock #13192)
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Extra large size furoshiki made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. It has the shop's name and other designs. In good condition but has two mending patches (9cm x 15cm, 7cm x 10cm). The second half of the 19th century. 170cm x 174cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1038669 (stock #10289)
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$70.00
This is a cloth hand-plied and hand-woven of asa ( hemp ) and it is not dyed, so it has natural color. It has rough and thick texture. In good condition except for some rifts. Late 19th century. 35.5cm x 3m48cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309380 (stock #11290)
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Boro futonji made of many cotton fragments which are all hand-spun and natural indigo-dyed. Thy are: stripes, ikat, stencil-dye, tie-dye and plain (shima, kasuri, katazome, shibori and muji). It has beautiful mending stitches which are hemp (asa) threads. 19th century. 90cm x 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1322245 (stock #11360)
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Woman's asa (probably choma) kimono worn in summer. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. In good condition except for some light stains and a hole in the silk cloth in the back of the panel in front. 19th century. 124cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1402738 (stock #13134)
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$280.00
Sodenashi (vest) made of silk crepe fragments which are: katazome (stencil-resist-dye), stripes with yama-mayu (wild silk), itajime (clamp-board dye), plain etc. All vegetable dye such as indigo, benibana (safflower), shikon (root of purple grass). In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 37cm x 57cm
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 1900 item #1403935 (stock #13142)
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$60.00
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Oshi-e, litterally "pressed picture" which is made of fragments of antique European prints and the motif is a young woman in Edo period. The history of Oshi-e date back to Heian period, found in Shosoin Treasures (around 10th century) It was very popular toy in Edo period with motif of Kabuki Theatre actors. The ground paper is "Itame-gami" which is ten layers of washi and has thin cotton lining so that it looks like a shallow relief. In good condition but black plain silk parts are deteriorated...