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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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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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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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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. The motifs are sparrow and bamboo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1075121 (stock #10417)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1040712 (stock #10299)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1038671 (stock #10290)
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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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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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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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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1005432 (stock #10198)
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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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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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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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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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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #993107 (stock #10148)
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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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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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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"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #933338 (stock #9962)
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This is a fragment of Edo kosode ( literal meaning is small sleeves ) kimono which is silk crepe with beautiful embroideries. the ground silk crepe as well as embroidery threads are dyed with vegetable dyes. This kosode kimono was worn by a woman in high ranking family. The motifs of the embroideries are chrysanthemums and a sparrow. The ground silk crepe is weak from aging. Mid to Late Edo period ( late 17th C to early 19th C ) 31cm x 118cm 12.2" x 46.4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #926148 (stock #9943)
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This is a boy's dochugi made of hand-woven tsumugi ( pongee silk ). Dochugi is a kind of coat worn over a kimono when one goes out. In good condition except for some faded part in front. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. 1900s~1920s ) 101cm x 63cm 39.8" x 24.8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #923716 (stock #9925)
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This is a panel ( one haba ) of katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) cloth which is hand-woven and natural indigo-dyed cotton. It has beautiful pattern with gray. In excellent condition except for two small holes ( 8mm x 8mm, 3mm x 3mm ). Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 35.5cm x 164cm 14" x 5ft5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #923713 (stock #9924)
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This is a panel ( 1 haba ) of katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) cotton cloth which is hand-woven and natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful and rare pattern with blue color. In excellent condition. Meiji period ( 18868~1912 ) 34cm x 174cm 13.4" x 5ft9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #918954 (stock #9904)
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This is a kome-bukuro ( rice bag ) made of pieces of silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), shibori ( tie-dyeing ) and hand-painting. Kome-bukuro was used when people exchanged rice or beans as a gift, or donated them to a shrine or a temple till early Showa period ( ca 1940s ). Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) In good condition except for some small moth holes. 42.5cm x 30.5" 16.7" x 12"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #910785 (stock #9871)
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This is a hagi-juban ( patched ) made of several kinds of silk such as silk crepe with katazome, with tie dyeing or just plain silk crepe and tsumugi ( pongee silk ). They are all handwoven and most of them are dyed with vegetable color. In excellent condition except for one of the fragments is lost in the right shoulder. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( mid to late 19th C ) 128cm x 138cm 50.4" x 54.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #907658 (stock #9863)
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This is a komebukuro ( rice bag ) which is made of plain silk crepe, silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and Yuzen zome ( paste-resist ). Komebukuro was used when people exchanged rice as a gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It has a beautiful silk cord with tassels. In good condition except for a small moth holes. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 38cm x 30cm 15.0" x 11.8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #900035 (stock #9849)
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This is a tsugi ( patched ) juban ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of silk such as plain silk with fine katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), silk crepe with katazome and silk crepe with katazome and embroidery which is recycled from Edo kosode. Edo kosode is a kimono worn by a woman in Edo period. In good condition except for a mending patch ( 5cm ) and some of embroidered threads are lost in the both sleeves and dirty line in the neck part. Early Meiji period ( ca. late 19th C ) 124cm x 148cm 48.8...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #899275 (stock #9844)
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This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) juban ( under kimono ) made of several kinds of silk cloth. Beautiful silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pieces are used in the collar part. It also has fine katazome and check patterns. In excellent condition. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). 42cm x 50cm 16.5" x 19.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #883207 (stock #9817)
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This is a gorgeous hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of many kinds of silk such as plain silk with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), silk crepe with itajime ( board-clamp-dyeing ) and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and shibori ( tie-dyeing ), wild silk and so on. This piece was exhibited in the show in Japan. It has thin cotton lining inside. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid 19th C to early 20th C ). In excellent condition except for a few tiny moth holes. 122cm x 131cm 48" x 51.6"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #878283 (stock #9800)
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This is a tsuno-bukuro which is made of hand-woven asa and used for grains. "Tsuno" means "horn" in Japanese. It has some mending patches and holes. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. late 19th C to early 20th C ). 37cm x 106cm 14.6" x 41.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #877191 (stock #9782)
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This is a "shimacho", a sample book of hand woven and natural indigo and vegetable dyed cotton. It has amazing 37 pages and 567 pieces and there is few shimacho which has so many pieces and in good condition. Some pieces were woven in Edo and some were in Meiji period. In excellent condition. Late Edo to early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C ) 13cm x 20.5cm 5.1" x 8.1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #874761 (stock #9788)
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This is a cotton furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. Karakusa and crest designs are "tsutsugaki" which is free hand painting using rice paste as resist. In good condition except for about ten holes and rips ( 1~2cm ). Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. late 19th to early 20th C ). 120cm x 122cm 47.2" x 48"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #868029 (stock #9774)
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This is a tsutsugaki furoshiki made of hand-spun cotton cloth dyed with natural indigo and has nice thick texture. Tsutsugaki is the free hand-painting with rice paste as resist. It has vigorous karakusa ( Japanese arabesque ) pattern. In excellent condition except for a mending patch and a jointing seam. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). 101cm x 115cm 39.8" x 45.3"
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. ISBN 978-4-7572-1596-2 Size:21cm x 17cm x 1.2...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #864201 (stock #9761)
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This is a waistcloth remade from fine asa ( jofu ) kimono which is called "katabira". The original "katabira" was made in late Edo period. It has beautiful embroidery with silk threads dyed with vegetable colors. In excellent condition. Late Edo period ( ca. early to mid 19th C ). 105cm x 70cm 41.3" x 27.6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #856617
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This is a basket woven of thin cane strips. In good condition except for cane strips being loose around the handles. It has silk cloth attached inside. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) Size of the bottom: 13cm x 30cm 5.1" x 11.8" Height 6.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #845465
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This is a large wooden container with a lid for sweets with beautiful mikie which is hand painted with gold urushi ( Japanese lacquer ) and whose motifs are autumn plants. In good condition except for a dent on the lid. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). Diameter of bowl 25cm 9.8" Height with lid 12cm 4.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #844731 (stock #8718)
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This is a dochu-gi ( coat ) made of kudzu-fu ( gross cloth ) which is hand woven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel and kudzu-fu one was worn in summer. This dochugi is black and dyed with Japanese ink. In good condition except for a moth holes in the black wool collar and some in the body part. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C ). 126cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #834326
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This is a set of koimari small choku or choko which were originally made for containing food. Elaborate mijin karakusa pattern is hand-painted. All the pieces are in excellent condition. Late Edo period. Diameter 4.7cm 1.9" Height 4.7" 1.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1837 VR item #830962
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This is a set of koimari hakuji ( white glaze ) small plates in pretty flower design. In excellent condition. Late edo period ( 18th to mid 19th C ). Diameter 10.5cm 4" Depth 3cm 1"1/5
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #829439
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This is a set of Koimari "choko" or "choku" which were originally used for containing food. Beautiful iris designs are hand-painted. Two of them have cracks inside near the bottoms, however one is only in the graze and the other is sealed. Water never oozes through either of them. Mid to late Edo period ( mid 18th to mid 19th C ). Diameter 5cm 2" Height 6.3cm 2"1/2
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #823326 (stock #8676)
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This is a hakama ( pants ) which is hand woven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo. This kudzu-fu hakama was worn in summer. In good condition except for several holes ( 1cm x 1cm ~ 0.5mm x 0.5mm ). Length 82cm. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( mid or late 19th C ).