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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1409042 (stock #13179)
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Cotton futonji with tea utensil motif, which is hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique and made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dye. 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, chawan (tea bowl), cha-ire (tea container), kamashiki (placement for the tea kettle), sumi-kago (chacoal basket), trivet, flower vase and so on...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1408525 (stock #J540)
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A pair of choku with mesh design which can be used for either sake or tea. One is in ecxcellent condition and the other has two minor hair line but no problem for use. 19th century. Diameter:6cm H:6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1408271 (stock #13177)
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Hemp (asa) kimono whose wefts and warps are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. It has five family crests so that it is a summer formal kimono. In good condition except for light stains, indigo color faded in the top shoulder lines and a few holes. The second half of the 19th century. 128cm x 139cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1408124 (stock #13172)
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A pair of gloves with sashiko (quilting) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton. Sashiko thread is also indigo dye cotton. Fireman's gloves with three finger parts are rather rare than mitten shape ones. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:45cm W:17.5cm
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 1920 item #1407469 (stock #13169)
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Furoshiki with sashiko which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. Sashiko thread iFs also hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition but has some tiny holes and mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 97cm x 102cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1407464 (stock #J538)
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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 1920 item #1406338 (stock #13168)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with kamon (family crest) "Mitsume (three eyes)" made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. Generally in good condition but has about 10 mending patches which are well done. Late 19th to early 20th century. 128cm x 124cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1406274 (stock #13167)
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Cotton futonji with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) whose motif is paulownia flower but the design looks more western painting rather than traditionl katazome paulownia flower. Made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and partly sumi (ink) is used in the plant. Generally in good condition but has some mending patches and slightly indigo faded panels. Also, washed but still has some light stains. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1405883 (stock #13166)
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$390.00
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1405673 (stock #J537)
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$380.00
Rare item. Yazutsu (quiver) made of "koyori" which is twisted washi (Japanese handmade paper) strings. The crafts made of koyori and coated with urushi were called "Kami-Nagato" and they were popular handicrafts in Edo period, such as tabacco cases, bowls and sake containers in hyotan shape and so on. It has 15 arrows made of bamboo but feathers are worn out. The quiver is in excellent condition. The 19th century. L:94cm Diameter:7.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1405055 (stock #13162)
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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 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 #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...
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 #1403936 (stock #13143)
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Oshi-e, litterally "pressed picture" which is made of fragments of antique European print and Japanese print (wa-sarasa) 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1403935 (stock #13142)
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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...
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1401903 (stock #J531)
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A pair of wood sculpture of Ebisu and Daikoku which are two of seven gods. Ebis is for good business and Daikoku is for luck with money. They are put on the ouse shrine. In good condition but some parts are missed in Ebis (left). Late 19th to early 20th century. Base:15cm x 5cm, Height:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1401277 (stock #13124)
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Omigasuri child's kimono made of asa (hemp). Omi region is located near Kyoto and asa textiles have been woven since ca.12th century there. Wefts are dyed with clamp-board so that white horizontal bars are in the selvedge. Meiji (1868~1912) The white cloth of the belts and inside is hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition. 82xm x 76cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1401043 (stock #13123)
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Shima-cho, a sample book of cotton stripes and checks (check pattern was also called "shima" before. Some has both stripes and kasuri. Mostly vegetable indigo dyed but some of colored warps are chemical and some fragments are machine woven. 40 pages with 613 fragments. In excellent condition. Meiji (1868~1912) 24.5cm x 18.5cm x 2.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1401013 (stock #13121)
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Tsuno-bukuro made of taima (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is one long clot hand-sewn hdiagonally so that a bit flexible. Used for grains. In good condition with mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 32cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400903 (stock #13120)
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Bag made of taima (hemp) with shop's logo. Both side have rope so that it might have been back packed. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied and all sewn. In good condition but has dirt from heavy use. The second half of the 19th century. 40cm x 60cm
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 #1400898 (stock #13117)
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Shima-cho, a sample book of cotton stripes. It has more than 600 fragments, mostly hand-spun and vegetable dye but some warps are chemical dye and also some fragments have silk threads. The second half of the 19th century. In good condition but some fragments are mildewy. 38 pages. 18.5cm x 13cm x 2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1400132 (stock #J529)
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Bag made of deer skin with asa (hemp) rope which is vegetable indigo dyed. The usage is not clear, possibly by "Hikeshi (fireman)" or samurai. In good condition except for two breaks in the top and near bottom parts. 19th century. 26cm x 62cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399520 (stock #13106)
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Shibori han-juban made of hand-spun cotton. It is up-cycled from two kimono and dyed again with vegetable indigo. Miura-shibori of sleeves are so fresh that we can touch unleveled surface. Made in the second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition except for two minor mending patches. Wearable. 126cm x 77cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399476 (stock #13104)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. It has rare one version of a crest "Hanabishi-mon." In excellent condition except for some light stains. The second half of the 19th century. 100cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1399475 (stock #13105)
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Kurume kasuri futonji with geometric pattern which is a feature of the Kurume kasuri. 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). In excellent condition. Meiji period (1868~1912) 124cm x 180cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1399248 (stock #J526)
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Urushi fubako (papetrie) made of wood and black urushi painted. It has gold Kuyo-mon which is a noted crest of samurai families. Generally in good condition but has some tiny chips urushi came off. 19th century. L:26cm W:8.5cm H:7cm
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 #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 1837 VR item #1397232 (stock #13079)
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Hakama (pants) with tsutsugaki bold wave design which is made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. Probably worn on the stage. It has many holes and stains. The belt is komon (small pattern) which is stencil-resist-dye. The first half of the 19th century. L:84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1395759 (stock #13068)
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Baby's ceremonial kimono made of asa (hemp or ramie) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has "Takara-Zukushi (all treasures)" design which are: treasure balls, lucky mallets, bags with gold, weights, mino (straw raincoat), rain hats, scrolls, cloves, storehouse keys etc. The dye technique is "kata-Yuzen" which is both used katazome (stencil-resist dye) and Yuzen-zome (free-hand painting with rice paste-resist.) Belts are benibana (safflower dyed) asa...
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1394775 (stock #J521)
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Eboshi was a hat which an adult man put on when he wore Japanese formal clothing from the Heian period (Late 8th to Late 12th century) to modern times. It is worn by Shinto priests, or selected people in the ceremonies and festivals. Made of washi (Japanese handmade paper ) and painted with black urushi. The cord is also washi. In excellent condition with original wood box. Early 20th century. 25cm x 15.5cm x 16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1394774 (stock #J520)
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"Soshoku Zuan-shu", a collection of woodblock prints with 40 designs which look influenced by Arts and Crafts Movement, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. The white ground parts have spots, but the colored parts are in good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 26cm x 36.3cm x 1.5cm More images are available by request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1394140 (stock #J517)
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A pair of small baskets called "tamoto-otoshi" which is used for kimono. The cord is hung around neck and an each basket is hidden in an each sleeve. Small items such as coin, medicine or others are put in. It is not sure what kind of vine is used. The cord is made of asa (hemp) dyed with vegetable indigo. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. Basket:7cm x 1.5cm, Cord:84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1394110 (stock #13055)
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Very large furoshiki with many mending patches which are all original and beautifully done. It is made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed, ground cloth as well as mending patches. In good condition. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 164cm x 164cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1393173 (stock #13048)
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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 "Hi-ogi (painted fan, made of slats of cypress wood)" design woven of gold wefts. Vegetable indigo and yellow dye. Heavily used and has many mending stitches, holes and a rip. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period.) 196cm x 115cm
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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 #1392650 (stock #13041)
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Girl's juban (under kimono) made of silk with two kinds of beni-itajime (clamp-board-resist-dyeing) patterns. Both cloth are dyed with benibana (safflower). It has an original charm in the back with silk threads (se-mamori). In good condition but both sleeves are removed. The last image shows how to dye beni-itajime in old days. The second half of the 19th century. 42cm x 95cm
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 1920 item #1390538 (stock #13029)
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Four panels of asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth. They have mending patches, holes and some stains. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 2m48cm x 3, 33cm x 2m x 1
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1390526 (stock #13028)
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5 panels of noren made of asa (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. The top hem and belts are hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed cotton. The beige stripes are cotton threads. In excellent condition. 19th century. 160cm x 138cm
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 1920 item #1389667 (stock #13016)
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Kaji-hanten (fireman's coat) made of hand-spun cotton with hand-stitched sashiko (quilting). It has katazome design colored with pigments and dyed with vegetable indigo. It looks never worn. Firemen poured water over their heads and made all items wet such as Kaji-hanten, hood, gloves and other. Meiji period (1868~1912) 124cm x 123cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388977 (stock #13009)
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Asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth with mending patches. Warps and wefts are both hand-plied. Dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. Late 19th to early 20th century. 3 panels, 103cm x 184cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1700 item #1388930 (stock #J502)
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A pair of hina dolls, Obina (male,right) and Mebina (female, left) which are displayed on Hina Matsuri on March 3rd . It is also called "Momo-no-sekku" or "Girl's Day" History of Hina dolls can trace back to Heian period (A.D.794~1185), but Hina doll display began in early Edo and became more gorgeous later. Paper Hina dolls were made in early Edo period (early 17th century) They have beautiful hand-painting of women on their costume. In good condition but have some damages. 17th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388901 (stock #13006)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with tsutsugaki fan and cord motif which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. It has hand-stitches in the side hems for strength. In excellent condition except for light stains in the white parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 131cm x 132cm
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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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
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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)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
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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.