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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284553 (stock #11142)
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$130.00
Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe in many kinds such as komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), plain, stripes with wild silk and figured. The lining is indigo pongee silk and floss silk in the hem. All the dyes are vegetable such as benibana (safflower), indigo, purple grass root and so on. In excellent condition except for a few stains@and a few tiny moth holes in the upper front, benibana part. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284104 (stock #11134)
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$190.00
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-woven pongee silk with stripes called Ki-hachijo. The ground yellow color is dyed with "kariyasu", the wild plant in many times. Ki-hachijo was originally woven in Hachijo Island from 17th century but similar pongee silk was woven in other places later. Probably this one was woven in Hachijo Island. It has natural indigo dyed pongee silk lining and also has thin floss silk inside...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284099 (stock #11132)
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Bag made of hand-spun cotton cloth with katazome (stencil-dyeing). The outside cloth as well as the lining are recycled from old cloth. The lining cloth is also hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has two belts made of deer skin. What was put in is unknown, however it has rare katazome pattern and beautiful natural indigo blue. In good condition. 19th century. 57cm x 48cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1281645 (stock #11123)
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$150.00
Cape made of cotton kasuri on one side and cotton stripe on the other which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It is called "maru-gappa" or "hiki-mawashi". It was worn on the occasion of travel. The word "kappa" came from Portuguese "capa". The Portuguese first came to Japan ca. 17th century. The piping is made of handwoven hemp. Generally in good condition but kasuri side has a mending patch and a hole. The stripe side has wear and several holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1280770 (stock #11117)
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$800.00
Large nobori, vertical banner post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for wishing each boy in the family grow up healthy and strong. This one has a motif of old tale "Ushiwaka-maru and Benkei". Benkei used to be a Buddhist soldier but was ousted from the temple because he was very rowdy. He decided to rob and collect 1000 swords from people. One day he encountered Ushiwaka-maru on the Gojo Big Bridge in Kyoto and assaulted him to rob the last sword, but he lost...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1280017 (stock #11114)
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Large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of handwoven thick asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. It has the owner's name and a crest hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It has two mending patches and wear. Meiji period (1868~1912) 130cm x 120cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1273188 (stock #11091)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton with "Takara-zukushi" motif. It is a auspicious one which has many kinds of treasures such as treasure ball, a mallet, gold coins, a cape, deer horns, and treasure bag and a crest. In excellent condition except for a few tiny rips (2mm~1cm) in the middle part. It has katazome belt of cloth in the back. 19th century. 83.5cm x 95.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1266244 (stock #11070)
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Dochu-gi (coat) made of kudzu-fu (kudzu is "devil's tongue in English), which is handwoven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo period. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel. It has a black wool collar and buttons made of silk cords in almost perfect shape which are usually damaged. In excellent condition except for a tiny moth hole in the wool collar and the black piping has wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1265042 (stock #11061)
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Maku or a curtain made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has beautiful 12 old coin design with a hole. The usage is not clear but it might be used as a curtain. The lining is also hand-spun cotton dyed with natural indigo. All hand-sewn. In excellent condition except for a mending patch. Late 19th century to early 20th century. 126cm x 180cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1264643 (stock #11059)
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$420.00
Fireman's hood made of deer skin with check patterns which are dyed with the technique called "fusube-gawa". The deer skin is smoked with burning rice straws and gets brown color. Fusube-gawa is used for armors or wallets. The lining is cotton cloth dyed with kaki-shibu (persimmon tannin juice). Very good condition but has some stains and wear. 19th century. L:48cm W:41cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1260596 (stock #11050)
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Cotton futonji with treasures motif painted with tsutsugaki technique. It is dyeing technique which is freehand painting using cone-shaped tool filled with rice-paste as resist. The treasures are: treasure balls, scrolls, a mallet, a hat, a cape, a key of a store house and a treasure bag etc. which are all auspicious items. It is thin but hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural brown and pigment colors added. Generally in good condition but has some stains and pigment colors faded...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1259378 (stock #11048)
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$450.00
A curtain made of thick crepe with shibori(tie-dyeing) design. It is hung horizontally and has belts made of paper and probably used on stage or at ceremony. The dyes are all vegetable, benibana (safflower), indigo (ai) and shikon (purple grass root). In good condition except some belts have wear. 19th century. W:3m92cm L:60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1256808 (stock #11040)
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$200.00
Futonji made of hand-spun cotton and has katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) pattern whose motif is mums. Dyed with indigo. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1256805 (stock #11039)
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$220.00
Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) pattern. Dyed with indigo. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition except for one jointing seam in one of the panel. 126cm x 192cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1256088 (stock #11032)
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$180.00
Baby boy's ceremonial kimono made of pongee silk and has hand-drawn auspicious motifs. They are:oval gold coins, a sea bream, helmets, a mallet, a pine tree in a pot, treasure balls and so on. The lining is also pongee silk dyed with natural indigo. Belts are made of thin wool muslin. In good condition except for some stains in front. Late 19th to early 20th century. 82cm x 91cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1255347 (stock #11025)
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Wallet made of silk dark velvet outside and brocade inside. It has a beautiful and elaborate hand-carved clasp whose motif is "karajishi", an imaginary animal looks like a lion. Used but in good condition. 19th century. 21cm x 14cm (when it is folded)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1254188 (stock #11015)
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$190.00
Bag made of fragments of silk crepe which are from the first half of the 19th century. It is consist of silk crepe with tie-dyeing, check pattern with wild silk and tabby. The dyes are: benibana (safflower), shikon (root of purple grass), indigo and so on. The lining is asa. Generally in good condition. 19th century 12cm x 15cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1252179 (stock #11003)
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$280.00
Fukusa, a gift cover made of tapestry weaving silk and has the motif of carp and splashes. A gift is covered with fukusa on a traditional occasion, however it is rarely seen these days. Generally in good condition but has some dirt and folded lines. 19th century. 62.5cm x 63cm