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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326820 (stock #12396)
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Asa (hemp) kasuri kimono made in Omi in Shiga Pref. near Kyoto. Kasuri threads are dyed with itajime (board-clamped). In good condition except for one hole in the front hem and some stains. Meiji period (1868~1912) 96cm x 92cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323842 (stock #11353)
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Baby's kaya (mosquito net) made of asa (hemp) whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. The frame cloth is hand-spun cotton. Generally in good condition but has some mending patches and holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. w:70cm L:104cm H:66cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1245243 (stock #10958)
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Wrapping cloth with auspicious noshi design. Noshi is an ornament put on the gift on the happy occasion and used to be made with dried abalone strips in old days but it is replaced with paper these days. It is dyed with tsutsugaki which is the free-hand dyeing technique using rice paste as resist. Hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except for a mending patch and some pin holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 107cm x 118cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1367253 (stock #12702)
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Tsutsugaki furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with hand-drawn auspicious traditional motifs such as pine tree, bamboo and plum flower (Sho Chiku Bai). It is made of four panels of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It is remade from larger furoshiki or futonji. In good condition except for some indigo faded parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 120cm x 130cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1366726 (stock #12691)
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Maku (curtain or hanging ornament) with double face. The front has beautiful and auspicious tai (red sea bream) and wave pattern which is katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It is made of 12 fragments sewn together. The lining has also katazome checker pattern. Both cloth look hand-spun cotton and the frame cloth is benibana (safflower) dyed silk crepe. In good condition except for some mening in both sides and one in the frame cloth. Late 19th to early 20th century. 106cm x 156cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1227932 (stock #10902)
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$380.00
Futonji with tsutsugaki shells with seaweeds design which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyes are natural indigo and pigments. Tsutsugaki is the dyeing technique using rice paste as resist and free-hand drawing and painting. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition except for two small mending patches. 126cm x 154cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326438 (stock #12390)
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Boro tsutsugaki cloth with hand-drawn 'baku' motif, which is an ancient Chinese imaginary animal and believed to eat nightmare. It was futonji or furoshiki and made into noren (curtain). It is hand-spun cotton dyed with natural indigo. It has many mending patches, holes and some seams are machine sewn. 19th century. 108cm x 112cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #907658 (stock #9863)
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$60.00
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 1920 item #1380150 (stock #12908)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) butterfly motif and dyed with natural indigo. The dye technique is called "Ai-gaeshi" which is dyeing with lighter ai (indigo) after the first dyeing to make it more muted color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1366595 (stock #12688)
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Hanten, called "suzu-kake" worn by a Shugen-sha or Yamabushi who practiced Shugendo. Shugendo is the Japanese unique religion combining Buddhism, Shintoism, and worship of nature (mountains). A practioner (shugen-sha) trained himself in the holy mountains that is ascetic and very painstaking. This one is made of asa (hemp) for warps and cotton for wefts. It has letters as "Kongo-Zao-Daigongen" which is the main buddha in Kinpusen-ji in Nara. In excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1380151 (stock #12909)
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$130.00
Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) butterfly motif and dyed with natural indigo. The dye technique is called "Ai-gaeshi" which is dyeing with lighter ai (indigo) after the first dyeing to make it more muted color. In excellent condition except for two mending patches (3cm x 1cm, 2mm x 2mm). Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1195113 (stock #10809)
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$350.00
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 1920 item #1380152 (stock #12910)
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Two tsuno-bukuro (literally horn-bag) made of taima (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. They are hand-sewn diagonally so that a bit stretchable. They look used at sake (japanese wine) maker or seller. Both are in excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 133cm x 43.5cm, 115cm x 39cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323348 (stock #11370)
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$130.00
Asa (hemp) woman's kimono whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It looks so called "akaso kasuri" and if it is so, made in Yamato (Nara Pref.) Generally in good condition but has some wear, stains and holes. Meiji period (1868~1912) 132cm x 133cm
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323844 (stock #11365)
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Two hand-knitted bags made of asa (hemp) for travel. They are diagonally back-packed or around the waist. The top one is natural color and the bottom one is natural indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for some wear in the strings. Late 19th to early 20th century. Top L:50cm Bottom: L:55cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1367091 (stock #12697)
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$200.00
Child's costume probably worn at a ceremony related to "yusoku" which is traditional events of Imperial court, court aristocracy, samurai etc. It is made of plain weave and sheer silk in beautiful green. In excellent condition except for one rip in the neck. Late 19th to early 20th century. 93cm x 85cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1248732 (stock #10985)
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$90.00
Fukusa (gift cover) which is silk handwoven tsuzure-ori (tapestry weaving) with two men dancing. Fukusa was put on or covered a gift mostly in a happy occasion in old days. In good condition but the black eboshi (cap) of the man in the right has damage and breaks. The latter half of the 19th century. 62cm x 66cm