Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #865130
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This is an extraordinary and incomparable book of "Boro-Rags and Tatters from the Far North of Japan" edited by Yukiko Koide and Kyoichi Tsuzuki. This book was newly issued on Jan.7,2009. The boro collection in this book is owned by Chuzaburo Tanaka, 75 years old, who was born in Aomori prefecture and has been dedicating to ethnological field work in the region. It has Japanese as well as English description. It has 120 pages with beautiful photos...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1378275 (stock #12870)
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Kaji-banten worn by a fireman (fire-fighter) with all hand-stitched sashiko. It has katazome (stencil-resist-dye) "gissha", wheels of a cow carriage motif. It has rather rare green lining. In excellent condition except for some wear and rips in the lower front. 19th century. 126cm x 122cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369997 (stock #12744)
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Shima-cho (sample book ) with mostly hand-spun cotton stripes, cheks and a few figured silk fragments. It has 293 fragments. It has 7 blank pages which have stains from wetting. Meiji period (1868~1912) 15.5cm x 26cm x 1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1405055 (stock #13162)
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$480.00
Boro cloth whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are all hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 101cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1381421 (stock #12923)
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Cotton kimono (yukata) with shiro-kage shibori (litellary means white shadow) which is seen less than general indigo ground shibori kimono. Natural indigo dye. It has rather soft texture. Meiji period (1868~1912). In excellent condition except for a few light stains. 124cm x 128cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1348495 (stock #12536)
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$550.00
Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with tsutsugaki orizuru (origami crane) motif and dyed with natural indigo. It has green color lining which is also hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and yellow color. In excellent condition except for a hole near hem in the indigo cover, indigo faded parts and some holes in the green lining. Late 19th to early 20th century. 158cm x 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1367091 (stock #12697)
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Child's costume probably worn at a ceremony related to "yusoku" which is traditional events of Imperial court, court aristocracy, samurai etc. It is made of plain weave and sheer silk in beautiful green. In excellent condition except for one rip in the neck. Late 19th to early 20th century. 93cm x 85cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1379815 (stock #12904)
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$500.00
Miyako-jofu woman's kimono with fine kasuri which is hand-woven of choma (ramie) and dyed with Ryukyu-ai. Wefts and warps are hand plied. Miyako-jofu has been woven in Miyako Island in Okinawa since 14th century. It was called "Satsuma-jofu" in Edo period as the island belonged to Satsuma feudal domain. It was imposed as tax. It is time-consuming process of thread making, thread plying, weaving as matching wefts and warps kasuri pattern...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369996 (stock #12743)
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Shima-cho (stripe sample book) with about 493 fragments which are mostly hand-spun and natural indigo dye cotton, however some stripes have silk threads and some are figured pattern. Original book and has some stains and dirty parts in ground washi. Meiji period (1868~1912) 18cm x 27cm x 1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1351480 (stock #12558)
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Cotton futonji with tea utensil motif, which is hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique and made of hand-spun cotton. Futonji with tea utensil motif was produced in the regions where tea ceremony was active such as Iyo (Ehime Pref.), Sanuki (Kagawa Pref.) and Izumo (Shimane Pref.) Tea kettle in the center, cha-ire (tea container), kamashiki (placement for the tea kettle), scroll, trivet, feather and so on. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 128cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1427907 (stock #J577)
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Wood Sumikiri-bon with red urushi. Summikiri means a tray in the shape which four corners are cut. Four sides have painted in Negoro style which has partly black urushi. Used and some scratches and chips. Late 19th to early 20th century. 36.5cm x 36.5cm x 3.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1334551 (stock #12441)
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Yu-age which is made of indigo dyed cotton with tsutsuhaki auspicious motif. There was a custom in San-in district when married daughter had a baby, her parents prepared items such as yu-age (towel), ko-oi-obi (baby sling), mutsuki (diaper) and ashi-fuki (foot towel). They are called "mago goshirae". This is a yu-age used when a newborn baby had the first bath. It has red color in the corner dyed with akane (madder) or benibana (safflower) as red color was believed to expel evil...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1410980 (stock #13184)
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Asa (hemp) unlined kimono whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has very dark indigo color which means it was soaked in the vegetable indigo pot many times. In good condition except for a bit of wear in the neck line. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 134cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1373554 (stock #J457)
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A snow hat, “yuki-boshi” handmade of palm fiber and has indigo dyed cotton lining. It was used by a hunter, “matagi”. It is from Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. In good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 49cm x 59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1380150 (stock #12908)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) butterfly motif and dyed with natural indigo. The dye technique is called "Ai-gaeshi" which is dyeing with lighter ai (indigo) after the first dyeing to make it more muted color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1226551 (stock #10898)
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$150.00
Hinagata (sample book of hanten (short jacket) design which is wood-block print. Hinagata is a sample design book and it was for customers when they make orders. The designs are stencil-dyed in the back of hantens which were worn by workers such as shop clerks, fish market workers, firemen and so on. This book is a remake of the original book as the ground paper had many damages so that the original design hantens were cut out and pasted on Japanese paper and newly bound...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1027553 (stock #10260)
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This is an obi ( sash ) made of thin silk with kanoko shibori ( bound dots ) and black silk satin for the lining. Kanoko shibori done on silk cloth has been produced mainly in Kyoto. It has embroidered kanji "Kinryo", the maker's brand name. In excellent condition except for a few black stains in one of the end ( see the ninth photo ). Late 19th to early 20th century. 28cm x 3m72cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1327174 (stock #12387)
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Hagi-isho juban made of many kinds of recycled silk cloth from old kimono, which are: silk crepe with katazome, shibori, itajime shibori (board clamp-dyeing), plain silk, stripes woven of wild silk. The dyes are all vegetable and the lining is benibana dyed plain weave silk. This kind of yose-gire juban was worn at the Bon Dance in Nishimonai in Akita prefecture. In excellent condition except for some worn out and lost fragments in both sleeves. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 147cm