Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
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$6,800.00
This is a beautiful and gorgeous book titled "Textiles: The Soul of India" by Hiroko Iwatate who is a prominent collector and researcher of antique and modern Indian textiles for about 40 years. There was a highly reputed exhibition of her Indian textiles collection at Japan folk Crafts Museum ( Nihon Mingei-kan ) in Tokyo in 2007 as well as in other museums in Japan. It has 207 pages with full color pictures and captions and descriptive texts in Japanese as well as in English...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #919095
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1200.00 yen
This is a book about meisen kimono design. Mangekyo is kaleidoscope in English and it symbolizes its crisp and dazzling color. It has 220 kimonos with eye-catching and beautiful patterns in full color. Meisen kimono was very popular among young women in Taisho and early Showa Period ( 1920s~1940s ) as a casual kimono. It is a pocket edition and has 255 pages. Only written in Japanese. Author: Miyagawa Takeshi. Publisher: Seigensha. The first edition published: June 6 2009. Shipping to U.S...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1381417 (stock #J485)
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$500.00
Takatori-yaki mizusashi (water jar) in shape of hyotan (gourd) used for chado (tea ceremony). Made by Matsushima Hiroaki (1898~unknown) who established "Yasaburo-gama (kiln)" in Yokohama. In excellent condition with an original box. The first half of the 20th century. H:14cm Diameter:16cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
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$490.00
This is a futon cover with rare and modern pattern ( probably the Big Dipper or the Septentrions ) which is katazome ( stencil-dye ). It is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has thick texture. In good condition but has some indigo faded parts and a few mending patches in the back. The seams in the middle and both in the top as well as in the bottom are sewn by machine. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 188cm x 189cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1295033 (stock #11212)
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$480.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing). Late 19th to mid 20th century. 125cm x 184cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1411356 (stock #13205)
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$450.00
Silk kimono worn on the stage of Kyogen which is a traditional short comedic drama. It is often performed with Noh drama. The kimono is made of thin plain silk with katazome lattice pattern and brush dye for green parts. The lining is pongee silk. The dye is all vegetable and sumi. Kataginu and hakama (kamishimo) is worn over this kimono on the Kyogen stage. In excellent condition. 20th century. 142cm x 134cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1394770 (stock #13062)
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$420.00
Cotton woman's kimono with shibori design which is hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed. The lining is also hand-spun white cotton and also hand-spun cotton with shibori design. It is from Asamai or Yokote in Akita Pref. and shibori textile made in the regions is rather rare these days. In excellent condition. Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century. 123cm x 121cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1365577 (stock #12692)
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Sold.Thank you.
Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa (ramie or hemp) and dyed with indigo. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. The frame cloth and the belts are cotton which are renewed. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with silk or asa fragments.(reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995) Late 19th to mid 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381260 (stock #12922)
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$380.00
Kake-futon (comforter, top cover) made of hand-spun cotton with beautiful katazome (stencil-resist-dye). The pattern looks imitating shibori (tie-dye). It is natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful green cotton lining and can be used as it is, for example, for a cover or throw. In excellent condition except for a few stains and a mending patch. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 154cm x 175cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1296896 (stock #11223)
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$350.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth and most of the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It used to be a futon cover so that it still has cotton dust. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 63cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1377399 (stock #12859)
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$350.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are all hand-spun and natural indigo dye, except for one fragment with fine stripes. Washed, but still has some dark brown stains. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 168cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1357366 (stock #12594)
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$330.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) made of strips recycled from old kimono, futonji and so on. The wefts are cotton strips and warps are hemp threads. The belts and piping are indigo dyed cotton. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 40.5cm x 76cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1350791 (stock #12556)
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$330.00
Sodenashi (vest) made of indigo dyed cotton with reinforcement cloth for shouldering which has hand-stitched sashiko. It also has nice sashiko in both sides. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 45cm x 73cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1200688 (stock #10833)
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$320.00
This is a cotton Kurume kasuri futonji. It is said that Kurume kasuri was first woven ca.1800 in Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu. Its features are geometric and wood block like patterns and some have light blue indigo color. It was designated as important intangible cultural heritage in 1957, however only a few families are practicing traditional way of produce such as hand-binding, natural indigo-dyeing and hand-weaving these days. This one is handwoven and looks natural indigo dyed...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #692382 (stock #J079)
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$320.00
This is a gorgeous bizen flower vase (hana-ire) made by Matsushima Hiroshi ( 1960~ ) who won a prize of Japan Art Crafts Association and many prizes also. This hana-ire has beautiful yo-hen ( discoloration of ceramic ware ). Bizen ware has a history of one thousand years and its feature is that it is burnt long time without glaze with high-heat, so that it causes natural and attractive discoloration in a kiln. In excellent condition with an original signed wooden box...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1332089 (stock #12427)
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$300.00
Baby's kimono made of soft cotton with shibori pattern and dyed with akane (madder). It has interesting shirring in both wrists. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 70cm x 60.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1371234 (stock #12780)
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$300.00
Beautiful sakiori cloth whose wefts are cotton strips recycled from old cotton such as kimono, futonji etc.which are mostly natural indigo dye. The warps are asa (hemp). In excellent condition and has thick texture. The first half of the 20th century. 35cm x 2m40cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1254120 (stock #J288)
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J288.00
Small ema which is a wooden plaque with painting of a horse or other motif and dedicated to a shrine or a temple for prayer or gratitude. It has a sign "Hie Shrine" which is located in the center of Tokyo. Generally in good condition. 20th century. W:15.5cm H:9.5cm