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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417170 (stock #13257)
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$150.00
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 1900 item #1416875 (stock #13255)
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$380.00
Amazing boro futonji with mending patches which are kasuri, katazome (stencil-resist-dye), stripes and so on. Some fragments are hand-spun cotton and some are not. It might be from Kansai district as it has some Yamato Kasuri (cotton white ground kasuri) which was woven in Nara from Late Edo (mid 19th century). It has holes and some fragments whose wefts are lost. The second half of the 19th century. 192cm x 208cm
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 : 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 : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1413514 (stock #13239)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with beautiful sashiko and two tassels. The ground cloth is hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dye. Sashiko thread is white cotton. It has rare the owner's name and the place in Ishikawa prefecture. The second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. 100cm x 97cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1413061 (stock #J556)
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Tabi patterns made of recycled used washi (handmade paper) with sumi handwritings. Some are pairs and the others are not. They are both soles and insteps. Largest sole:L24.5cm x W10cm, Smallest one:L17xcm x 7.5cm In good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1412318 (stock #13236)
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$70.00
Three panels of kaya (mosquito net) cloth dyed with vegetable indigo. Weft is hand-plied asa and warp is cotton. In good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. Long panel:27.5cm x 2m40cm Short panels:29.5cm x 176cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1412317 (stock #13235)
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Three panels of asa kaya (mosquito net) cloth dyed with vegetable indigo. Weft is hand-plied asa and warp is cotton. Much washed and nice faded indigo blue. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition. 29cm x 176cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1412260 (stock #13214)
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Rare item. A pair of Hatasashimono (battle flags) made of asa, hemp (left) and plain weave silk (right) with gold painted (kindei) washi sun design. Hatasashimono was used after Sengoku period (late 15th to Late 16th century) to show the samurai's presence, affiliation and class of position. It had been put on the hip in older days (koshi-zashi) but it was put on the back later. They belonged to Hara family...
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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$50.00
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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$95.00
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