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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431285 (stock #13319)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton. It has katazome (stencil-resist-dye) carp design. it looks dyed with indigo mixed with dark color dye. The both sleeves are removed. It has some mending patches. Late 19th early 20th century. 62cm x 73cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431284 (stock #13325)
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A pair of tabi with sashiko which is made of white cotton cloth. In good condition but has some stains (washed). Late 19th to early 20th century. L:23cm W:10.5cm H:16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431141 (stock #13322)
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Furoshiki with tsutsugaki auspicious motif, sho-chiku-bai which are pine, bamboo and plum blossoms. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and colored with pigments. In good condition but has a hole (2cm x 5mm) which is mended and pigment in plum blossoms is faded. Late 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 142cm
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 #1430200 (stock #13003)
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Two pieces of asa kaya cloth (hemp mosquito net. Warps and wefts are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. Faded indigo blue and good condition. Late 19th century. 34cm x 2m80cm
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 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 #1426707 (stock #13290)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. The crest is hand-drawn by tsutsugaki technique. It has sashiko on the four corners. In excellent condition except for a cut (1cm) in the crest. The second half of the 19th century. 135cm x 137cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1425429 (stock #13277)
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Two panels of asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has beautiful faded vegetable indigo color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 35cm x 1m96cm each.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1420262 (stock #13270)
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Furoshiki with tsutsugaki "Mukai Cho" (facing butterflies) family crest. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. In excellent condition except for light stains along the jointing seams. The second half of the 19th century. 101cm x 108cm
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...
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 1920 item #1417170 (stock #13257)
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Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. Sashiko thread is also indigo dyed cotton. The feature of this zukin is the crest in the front head which is hand-embroidered "Tsuta" character. Water was poured over head before a fireman entered a fire site. Late 19th to early 20th century. Cloth in the back of the front panels is cotton with stripes. In excellent condition. Width when folded:31cm, Length:49cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417161 (stock #13256)
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Beautiful Okinawan uchikui which is a furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with cherry blossom design. The dye technique is tsutsugaki and bingata-zome which is traditional Okinawan dyeing technique adding colorful vegetable color or pigment. Uchikui is dyed with either tsutsugaki or katazome (stencil-resist-dye). Uchikui is used for not only wrapping but also covering gifts. This uchikui is two panels sewn together. Wefts are choma (ramie) and warps are cotton...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1416456 (stock #13254)
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Fragments of silk brocade for Meiji obi (sash). Jacquard loom was imported from France in mid 19th century and silk brocade with exquisite small pattern was much produced in Nishijin in Kyoto. Some have washi lining and others have not. Meiji period (1868~1912) 78 frgments from 13.5cm x 5.5cm to 34.5cm x 29cm
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1415927 (stock #13252)
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$180.00
Cotton futonji with katazome (stencil-resist dye) dyed with vegetable indigo. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and has rather thick texture. The pattern is "Sayagata" and "Yotsume (literally forur eyes), both are traditional pattern. In excellent condition except for 3 mending patches, however not very noticeable. The second half of the 19th century. 33.5cm x 3m36cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1415147 (stock #J564)
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$450.00
Twelve Shinsho are guardian Buddhas of Yakushi Nyorai and they are 12 worriors and armoured. They have 12 animal symbols on the head. This one looks "Sarugami", monkey judging from the apprearance. Early 18th century. In good condition but some parts are lost. Height:29cm Width:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1414897 (stock #13248)
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Noren made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable dyed (probably kakishibu) and all hand-sewn. It has "Yotsume" family crest. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 122cm x 126cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1414831 (stock #13246)
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Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. Sashiko threads is also indigo dyed cotton. Judging from the logo in the front panel, hiragana "To" shows it belongs to the "To" brigade of the number 10-kumi (group 10). Edo hikeshi had "I-Ro-Ha 47 groups. Water is poured over hood, hanten, gloves and so on before a fireman entered fire site. The second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. Width when folded:42cm, Length:56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1414797 (stock #J561)
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Ema (pictorial offering) with hiragana letter "me". Ema is originally painted with a horse motif, but others too, later. It is offered to a shrine or a temple wishing for good lucks. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition. 17cm x 11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1414728 (stock #J560)
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Hyotan design sake container which is made of kami-ito (paper cord) and painted with urushi and has momiji (maple leaves) with red urushi. Crafts made of paper cord were very popular in Edo period and they were called "Kami Nagato", those are bowls, tabacco cases, inro (small container for a personal seal) and so on. In excellent condition but the plug is lost. 19th century. Height:18cm, Diameter:10cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1413518 (stock #J559)
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A wooblock print book whose pictures were originally by Ando Hiroshige (or another name Utagawa Hiroshige) who was a prominant and well known ukiyoe-shi (1797~1858). This book was edited in Ansei 2nd (1855). In good condition but has some patina from aging. 11.5cm x 18cm x 0.5mm 38 pages
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1413515 (stock #J558)
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Sake (or water) container made of hyotan painted with kakishibu (persimmon juice) many times. It has hand-bladed silk cord for decoration and carrying. In excellent condition except for a bit of wear in the tassels. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:44cm Diameter:8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1413067 (stock #J557)
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Three pieces of old kashi-gata, wood mold for sweets. It has kamon (family crest) carved. They have wear and holes. They have termaite-resistant treatment now. The second half of the 19th century. The largest one:20cm x 12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1413058 (stock #J555)
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A container for gun powder used by samurai. It is in shape of hyotan, but made of wood and painted with urushi. The netsuke in the shape of mokugyo (temple block) with delicate carving. 19th century. In good condition. H:14cm Diameter:8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1412836 (stock #J554)
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$180.00
Wood oke, a container with a handle. The strips around it are made of bamboo. Generally in good condition. It has carved character in the bottom but unreadable. The second half of the 19th century. Diameter:20.3cm, Height:23.3cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1412172 (stock #13234)
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One panel of asa kaya (mosquito net) cloth handwoven of hemp whose both warp and weft are hand-plied. Dyed with vegetable indigo and has beautiful faded color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 36cm x 2m88cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1412171 (stock #13232)
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$90.00
Shonai obi (sash) produced in Shonai in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. Wefts are washi (Japanese handmade paper) yarn and warps are vegetable indigo dye cotton. Probably it was made in half width from original double width obi and one side is framed with indigo cotton cloth with check pattern. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 13cm x 3m24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1412170 (stock #13212)
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$60.00
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 #1412169 (stock #13213)
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A bag made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. It has katazome (stencil-resist-dye) Cho-mon, butterfly family crest. In good condition except for a few stains. The first half of the 19th century. 29cm x 42cm
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 #1412018 (stock #13216)
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$700.00
Kaji-banten or Hikeshi-banten, fireman's jacket with sashiko. It has katazome brick pattern and dyed with vegetable indigo. Generally in good condition but has some indigo faded part in the back and wear in the wrists. The second half of the 19th century. 122cm x 84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1411497 (stock #13206)
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Kappa (cape) which was called "hikimawashi" or "maru-gappa" in old days. It is made of cotton with warp kasuri checker board pattern on one side and cotton stripes on the other side. It was worn on the occasion of travel over kimono. It has wool collar, probably imported. The word "kappa" came from Portuguese "capa". The Portuguese first came to Japan in 17th century. This collar also shows the influence of the western fashion design. The second half of the 19th century. Partly sewn by machine...
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 1920 item #1409042 (stock #13179)
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$580.00
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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$100.00
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 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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$680.00
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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$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...
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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$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 1900 item #1405051 (stock #13161)
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$180.00
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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$70.00
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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 #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. In good condition but black plain silk of head is deteriorated because of iron mord...
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. The second ...
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...
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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$200.00
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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$600.00
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)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$200.00
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)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
Sold. Thank you.
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