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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1203095 (stock #10837)
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$500.00
This is a cotton futonji with tsutsugaki "takara-zukushi" design, which is motifs with many kinds of treasures such as treasure ball, a scroll, a mallet, a hat, a cape, a key and treasure bag etc. It has the lining made of indigo dyed cotton cloth. In good condition except for a few holes in the lining. Late 19th to former half of the 20th century. 147cm x 166cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1201363 (stock #10836)
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$380.00
This is a pair of kusari-gote (gauntlet) which are made of urushi coated iron, kusari (mail), plain and katazome asa (hemp) cloth, silk cords, buttons made of animal bone etc. The warps and wefts of the asa cloth are hand-plied. Generally in good condition but has some holes in the asa cloth and urushi came off in the back of the hands as they were actually used. It reads "27" in Kanji letters in the top. Edo period. 19.5cm x 68.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1195113 (stock #10809)
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This is a set of suo and hakama which are worn on a stage (kyogen). Suo (top) is a wide-sleeved overgarment which was worn by samurai. They are made of hemp and both warps and wefts are hand-plied. The suo has laces in front and ornaments in the crests made of deerskin. Generally in good condition but has some stains. 19th century. Suō:184cm x 84cm Hakama:L 83cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1193872 (stock #10808)
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$330.00
This is a set of suo and hakama which are worn on a stage (kyogen). Suo is a wide-sleeved overgarment worn by samurai. They are made of hemp and warps are hand-plied. They have katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) Mukai-zuru ( a pair of cranes face-to-face ) pattern. 19th century. In good condition but has many moth holes in the suō and hakama. Late 19th to early 20th century. Suo W:151cm L:81cm Hakama W:56cm L:89cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1193871 (stock #10806)
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$120.00
This is a han-bakama worn at the Kyogen which is the comical play performed together with the no drama but it is sometimes performed alone. This han-bakama is made of asa ( hemp ) with various round crests which is called "Kyogen-mon" and mostly they symbolize treasures. Generally in good condition except for some small moth holes in the back. 20th century. L:85cm W:56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1193424 (stock #10801)
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$120.00
This is a han-juban ( short under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton and has itajime ( board-clamped ) pattern. Itajime shibori had been practiced in Kyoto from late Edo period ( the former half of the 19th century ) to early Showa period ( 1920s ), so it is called Kyo-Itajime. However, it has mostly diminished these days. This han-juban has a cotton lining and floss silk for warmth. The both sleeves are made of silk crepe. In good condition except for the dirt in the white cotton collar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1182924 (stock #J233)
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$380.00
This is a bamboo flower basket handwoven of bamboo strips. It has water container made of bamboo lined with copper to prevent from water leak. Meiji period (1868~1912) In good condition except for a cut and some loose bamboo strips. H:43cm Diameter:28cm Diameter of the top:16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1182355 (stock #10761)
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This is a mihon-cho (sample book) of kinran (gold brocade), ginran(silver brocade), tsuzure (tapestry weave) etc. Most of the fragments were imported from China in early 16th century called "naka-watari. A few fragments were imported from Chosen (Korea). In old days, imported silk brocades were so precious that only high ranking samurai, Buddhist priests and rich civilian could afford...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1180046 (stock #10753)
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This is a samurai's hanten ( jacket ) and maetate ( apron ) which are worn in case of fire. It is made of handwoven asa ( hemp ) cloth. In good condition except for some tiny moth holes in the back. Edo period ( 18th or the former half of the 19th century ). 118.5cm x 79cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1169556 (stock #J222)
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$220.00
This is an urushi ohira-wan with makie shell motif. Ohira-wan is a bowl for cooked food. Generally in good condition except for several flaws ( two in the shell, two on the rim inside of the lid and one near the rim outside of the lid ). It comes with an original wooden box. ( Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1162084 (stock #10697)
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$280.00
This is a large size cover ( probably for a chest ) or a banner with the names of the owner and the town which are drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It is made of thick hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. The late 19th or early 20th century. 220cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1156003 (stock #J218)
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$50.00
These are five koimari plates with an anchor and waves motif. In excellent condition, with no chip, crack or hairline. The latter half of the 19th century. L:18.2cm W:10.5cm H:3.8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1153927 (stock #J216)
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$390.00
This is a wooden sculpture of Daikoku-sama or Daikokuten, one of the seven Japanese gods who bring luck. He is standing on the straw rice bags, holding a lucky hammer in one hand and a big sack on the shoulder. He is the god of agriculture or fertility. 18 or 19th century. In good condition. Height:13.5cm Base:5.7cm x 6.2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1151617 (stock #10668)
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$580.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1148214 (stock #10652)
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$90.00
This is a juban ( under kimono ) made of a few kinds of silk, one is pongee silk with beni itajime shibori ( board-clamped dyeing with safflower ). The silk crepe and the pongee silk with katazome are used for the collar and the hem. In good condition except for the moth bites in the hem which has thick cotton lining. The both sleeves are lost. The last photo shows how to dye beni itajime-zome in old days. The latter half of the 19th century. 62cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1133775 (stock #J202)
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$130.00
These are two wooden miniature Fudos ( Cetaka ) who is the incarnate of Dainichi Nyorai, the highest ranking Buddha. It is said that he can change evil minds of demons and make them good. He has an expression of rage, holding a sword in the right hand, the kensaku ( originally a trap for birds or small animals ) in the left hand ( Both are lost of these Fudos ). One is standing on a rock, but this wooden one is not an original. Right-H: 12cm W: 7.5cm Left-H: 10.5cm W: 4.2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1133772 (stock #J203)
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$160.00
This is a wooden miniature Buddha. It is made of one piece of wood except for the upper head part. It used to be gilt Buddha, but most of it is peeled off. There is some parts the gilt is slightly left ( look at the fifth photo ). Except for that, in good condition. H:17cm W: 4.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1125753 (stock #10572)
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$330.00
This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) han-juban ( under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and dyed with natural indigo. The jishiro ( white ground ) katazome is left fewer than indigo ground one. The latter half of the 19th century. In good condition except for two small holes in front ( 2cm x 2cm, 8mm x 8mm ), one in the back ( 1cm x 1cm ) and two minor cuts. 40.5cm x 54cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1124906 (stock #J194)
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$580.00
This is a byobu ( folding screen ) with ink-painted motifs of many kinds of town vendors such as tea, dumplings, butterflies, Japanese wine, umbrellas, lanterns, drums, candies and so on. It has 18 paintings pasted on the paper ground. It has minor rips or damages, however in good condition as a whole. 19th century or early 20th century. Measurement of one panel: W:45cm H:120.5cm Thickness:1.7cm More photos are available by request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1110992 (stock #10523)
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$190.00
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 1910 item #1109941 (stock #10517)
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$150.00
These are komebukuros ( rice bags ) made of several kinds of silk fragments with katazome ( stencil-dye ), shibori ( tie-dye ) kasuri ( ikat ) and brocade. The linings are hand-woven asa cloth. Komebukuro was used when people exchanged rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. In good condition. The latter half of the 19th century. L:51cm x 26cm M:26.5cm x 13.5cm S:9cm x 8.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1100311 (stock #J163)
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$180.00
These are a pair of "choshi" for sake ( Japanese wine ) which are made of wood and coated with urushi. It has beautiful contrast of three urushi colors, red, black and natural wood. Choshi is a container for liquid, which has a handle and a beak. These ones have handles with black urushi, the top parts and lids with red urushi and the bottoms are coated with fuki-urushi, which is the technique that once coated urushi is wiped, so that the beautiful wood grain can be seen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1094981 (stock #10485)
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$390.00
This is a sakiori sodenashi ( sleeveless ) which is hand-woven of cotton strips which are torn from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. Warps are also cotton threads. It has beautiful mixed color of natural indigo and others. It has wear and mending patches and both sides are open. Late 19th to early 20th century. 61cm x 90cm
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 )...
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 #1087248 (stock #10462)
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$1000.00
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 : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1084244 (stock #J153)
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This is an ema which literally means " a tablet with a painting of horse" and on which people write wishes and dedicate it to a shrine. This ema has the name of the woman who dedicated and the date, Bunka 3, Shogatsu 18 nichi ( January 18th 1806, late Edo period ) on both sides. In good condition but has some parts faded. 70.5cm x 43.5cm x 3.8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1081253 (stock #10445)
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$180.00
This is a silk fukusa ( gift cover ) made of tsuzure-ori ( tapestry weave ) silk with auspicious motifs such as pine tree, bamboo and plum flower. It is hand-woven and dyed with vegetable and natural dye. In good condition except some weak black threads, some dirty parts and some rips. The latter half of the 19th century. 72cm x 66cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1076641 (stock #10431)
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This is a silk brocade obi with karakusa pattern. It has black silk satin lining. In excellent condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 26.7cm x 3m18cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1076408 (stock #10429)
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$250.00
This is a silk fukuro-obi for formal kimono. It is jacquard weave and has crane and pine tree motif on black ground. It has same pattern on both sides. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 31.5cm x 4m12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1075765 (stock #10419)
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This is a piece of Narumi-kongata cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo-dyed. Narumo-kongata cloth imitates the shibori ( tie-dyeing ) which has been made mainly in Arimatsu-Narumi region in Aichi prefecture. The white ground ( jishiro ) piece is less common than indigo blue ground one. The elaborate plural katagami ( paper stencils ) are used for this cloth and has exactly same pattern on both sides which requires prominent craftsmanship...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1075121 (stock #10417)
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$100.00
This is a cloth with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) on both sides, which is thick hand-spun cotton. It is dyed with bengara ( iron oxide ). In excellent condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 34.3cm x 152cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1067488 (stock #10394)
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$190.00
This is a fukuro-obi ( sash ) for a formal kimono. It is jacquard weave and has fine motif of chidori ( name of the small bird ) and wave on gray ground. In excellent condition. Early 20th century. 33.4cm x 4m8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1065041 (stock #10373)
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$210.00
This is an obi ( sash ) for formal kimono. It is silk jacquard weave which was produced in Nishijin in Kyoto. The motifs are all auspicious small patterns. Meiji period ( the latter half of the 19th century ). In excellent condition. 32cm x 3m84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1053728 (stock #J139)
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$180.00
Ema is a votive picture of a horse which is hand-painted on a wooden board. Ema was dedicated to a temple or a shrine and it used to be a picture of a horse or wooden horse, but other motifs were added later. This horse has pieces of the ornamental cloth. In good condition except for the color faded. Ca. mid 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1052268 (stock #10336)
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$90.00
This is a bag made of hand-spun cotton and has katazome pattern. This bag came from the same family as #1047657 Rokushaku-kanban, so it has the same pattern. It is dyed with bengara ( iron oxide ), one kind of pigments. The usage is not clear, but it was vertically folded into 6 layers, so possibly used as a pad put on a palanquin bearer's shoulder. Edo period. In good condition except for some indigo stains. 47cm x 53cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1052267 (stock #10335)
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$90.00
This is an obi ( sash ) lining made of hand-spun cotton and has warp & weft kasuri pattern and dyed with natural indigo. It has some mending patches and holes. White kasuri of this age is rare. Mid to late 19th century. 28.5cm x 3m46cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1050934 (stock #10333)
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This is a hagi han-juban which is made of several kinds of silk crepe. Hagi means "sewing together". The body part is made of silk crepe with two kinds of itajime patterns and dyed with benibana ( safflower ). The both sleeves are also made of silk crepe with two kinds of katazome ( stencil-dye ) patterns and dyed with indigo. It has thin wool muslin lining. The lining has some moth holes. The last photo shows how to make itajime in old days. Late 19th to early 20th century . 122cm x 56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1047659 (stock #10321)
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$150.00
This is an ornamental rope or a belt made of hand-spun cotton with stripe katazome ( stencil-resist-dye ) pattern. It is stuffed with cotton. Probably used for a stage. In good condition but has some stains. Mid to late 19th century. Diameter:6cm Length:2m70cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1044945 (stock #10305)
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$150.00
This is an old hagi-isho ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of recycled silk kimono fragments. Hagi-isho means kimono made of many pieces sewn together. It has many kinds of silk cloth such as tsumugi ( pongee silk ) with shibori, plain silk with stripe, tsumugi with itajime shibori ( board-clamp dyeing ) for upper body and wool muslin with katazome for the sleeves. All the cloths, besides the wool muslin are hand-woven and vegetable dyed. The last photo shows how to make board-clamp dyeing. In...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1040712 (stock #10299)
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$350.00
This is a scroll made of fukusa ( gift cover ) which is hand-woven tsuzure-ori ( tapestry weave ) silk cloth. Fukusa was used to cover a gift in old days. This fukusa has an auspicious motif of "Jurojin" who is one of the Seven Gods of Fortune and a symbol of longevity. The scroll also has beautiful silk brocade pieces for mounting. In good condition except for some threads are lost in the turtle's head and the foot behind, and also patina in the light blue ground of the fukusa. Mid to late 19th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1038671 (stock #10290)
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$50.00
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 and wear and a hole in the end. Late 19th century. 35cm x 3m32cm
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 1920 item #1027553 (stock #10260)
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$120.00
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 1837 VR item #1023141 (stock #10241)
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$320.00
This is a set of "kaji shozoku ( fireman's coat and apron )" which is made of cotton with thick texture. It has three "Yotsu-me mon ( four square crest )" in the back as well as in the apron. It has cloud designs in the back and in the apron which symbolize water. The lining of the apron is kudzu-fu ( cloth woven of kudzu vine ). In good condition except for some rips, holes and some of the pipings of the rim are lost, also one of the ornaments made of cords in the top of the apron is lost. 19th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1005432 (stock #10198)
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$170.00
This is a gorgeous gold brocade obi ( sash ) for formal kimono. It is Jacquard weave which was imported from Europe in 19th century and was popular for formal sash in late 19th century. This sash has fine chrysanthemum and stream motifs in beige ground. In excellent condition. Late 19th century. 28.5cm x 3m88cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1002573 (stock #10187)
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$180.00
This is a fukusa, the gift cover. Fukusa is used to cover or to wrap a gift. It has gorgeous embroidery whose motifs are pheonix and paulownia. The ground silk crêpe is dyed with benibana ( safflower ) and silk threads are all dyed with vegetable dye. The last photo shows the examples of the usage. It has some moth holes and wear on the hems. Late Edo period ( mid 18th to mid 19th century ) 58cm x 61cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1000087 (stock #10173)
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$90.00
This is possibly a card or ticket case made of rare piece of bingata cotton cloth. Bingata is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) produced in Ryukyu islands ( now Okinawa ). This bingata was produced in 19th century, but this case might have been made later, early 20th century ( sewn by machine ). The lining is silk. In excellent condition. 13cm x 7.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #999789 (stock #10171)
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$250.00
This is a set of woman's tobacco case and pipe case which are made of deer skin and has fine katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) komon pattern. The motif is pine needle. It has beautiful clasp of green bean motif which shows prominent craftsmanship in this age. The set also has a pipe, but it seems that it is not an original one as it is shorter than the case. 19th century. In good condition except for some patina. Tobacco case: 12cm x 6.7cm Pipe case: 2.7cm x 20cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #994329 (stock #10154)
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$750.00
This is a noren which is made of hand-woven cloth, asa ( hemp ) threads for wefts and cotton threads for warps. It has "Genji-guruma" crest and bold tsutsugaki auspicious motifs such as bamboo, pine tree and plum tree blossoms. These motifs are rather common, but the hand-painting is very lively and strong. Tsutsugaki is freehand-painting using rice paste as resist. It is probably not for a shop but one of bridal goods. It is in good condition except for a small hole and ornamental stitches ar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #993107 (stock #10148)
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$190.00
This is hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of silk cloth such as silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) or yuzen-zome, figured silk satin, silk brocade ( collar ) and the lining is tsumugi ( pongee silk ). It has beautiful yuzen-zome ( hand-painted, rice-paste resist outlining ) silk crepe in the both sleeves, but very worn out and damaged. In good condition except for those damages. Mid to late 19th century. 118cm x 122cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #992747 (stock #10145)
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$330.00
Rare item. This is a beautiful white kasuri child's summer kimono which is made of hand-spun ( twined ) hemp and dyed with natural indigo. Produced in Omi in Shiga prefecture near Kyoto. In good condition. Late 19th or early 20th century. 106cm x 108cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #989508 (stock #10135)
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$180.00
This is hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of pieces of cloth such as silk crepe, pongee silk, wool muslin, cotton flannel, figured silk satin and so on. The techniques are: tie-dyeing, katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), Yuzen-zome ( hand-painted using rice paste as resist ). The red wool muslin in the back as well as in the upper front has some moth holes, but in good condition as a whole. Late 19th century. 124cm x 134cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #981380 (stock #J113)
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This is a beautiful andon( lantern ) which is made of wood and coated with brown urushi ( japanese lacquer ). The light source was oil or a candle in old days, but a light bulb is replaced for this one. You can see the prominent craftsmanship of wood, especially in the round cover. In excellent condition. Mid to late 19th century. Height: 62.5cm Diameter of the cover: 26cm Diameter of the bottom: 18cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #955379 (stock #91038)
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This is a sakiori sodenashi ( vest ). Sakiori is a textile woven of shreds for wefts which are torn from old kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. This sodenashi is made of natural indigo dyed cotton shreds for wefts and cotton threads for warps. It is heavily used, so it has wear and rips on the piping. Early 20th century. 32.5cm x 60.5cm 12.8" x 23.8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #952007 (stock #91029)
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This is a costume for Bunraku which is also called Ningyo Joruri. Bunraku is a form of puppet theater which came to flourish among common people in the 18th century. This costume is made of silk crepe with embroidery and hand-spun cotton wa-sarasa in the lining, the both are from Edo period, however some cloths are replaced with much younger ones. It has a hole for a head in the top part and holes for hands in the sleeves. It has wear, rips and mending patches. 83cm x 102cm 32.7" x 40"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #941321 (stock #9994)
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This is a jishiro ( white ground ) katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) which is made of hand-spun and hand-woven cotton. It is dyed with natural indigo. The diagonal lines look like shibori technique, however it is katazome and small pattern in the sleeves is also katazome. In good condition except for a rip in the hem, a gray stain in the sleeve, a few small holes and some patina. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 119cm x 58.5cm 46.9" x 23"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #940683 (stock #9991)
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This is a piece of hemp (taima). Shina wood grows naturally in Japan Sea side in Tohoku district. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has many moth holes. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca late 19th C to early 20th C ) 32cm x 2m92cm 12.6" x 9ft7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #940680 (stock #9990)
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This is a piece of hemp (taima), one kind of bas fiber. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has many moth holes. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca late 19th C to early 20th C ) 33cm x 3m34cm 13" x 11ft
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #933655 (stock #9964)
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This is a beautiful girl's kimono made of hand-woven asa ( hemp ) and dyed with benibana ( safflower ). Benibana was cultivated in Shonai region in old days in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district, however it is mainly imported from abroad now. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) In excellent condition except for a hole in the lower back ( 3mm x 5mm ). 70cm x 86cm 27.6" x 33.9"