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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1338975 (stock #12460)
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Chogappo which is made of plain weave silk fragments. All hand sewn with red silk threads. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is called "sanpo", one kind of pojagi which is a cover for a tray or a table with food...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1383630 (stock #12946)
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Silk maru-obi for formal kimono. The width is folded in half, so that the cloth has doulble width. It has traditional sparrow and bamboo motif. The colors are beautiful gold, dark purple, dark green, black and gray. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 4m8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1377369 (stock #12850)
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Maru obi for forml kimono which is made of wide brocade cloth folded in half width. It has gorgeous wave pattern with gold and silver threads. Used but in excellent condition. The fist half 20th century. 31.5cm x 4m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1363705 (stock #J428)
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Woodblock print book titled "Cho Sen-shu" (1000 butterflies) by Kamisaka Sekka (1866~1942). He was a modern Japanese style painter and one of the first graphic and industrial designers in Japan. The book has 2 parts. It has stylized butterflies in 25 sheets in each part, so 50 sheets of woodblock prints. In excellent condition but one page has a vertical folding line in the side rim...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1364446 (stock #12654)
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Shop hanten with katazome (stencil-dye) pattern and the shop's (or company's) logo. It has nice brown katazome cloth in both sleeve openings. Sewn by machine. In excellent condition. 20th century. 134cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1122402 (stock #10561)
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This is a cotton furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ) for strength as well as ornament. It is dyed with natural indigo. Used but in excellent condition except for a few tiny holes. The former half of the 20th century. 132cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1200950 (stock #10835)
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This is an obi (sash) cloth with Bingata pattern. Bingata is the traditional dyeing technique which can trace back to 13th century. It is originated from the dyeing for the formal and ceremonial kimono for the women in the Ryukyu royal family in Okinawa Islands. Only the royal and warrior (samurai) class were allowed to wear Bingata in old days...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1403892 (stock #13135)
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Asa (hemp) noren whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. Hand-woven too but sewn by machine. In excellent condition, but still has some stains in spite it was washed. The first half of the 20th century. 140cm x 119cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379811 (stock #12903)
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Man's juban (under kimono) made of good quality figured silk with free hand-painted Karajishi motif. It is also called "Chinese Lion" which has been one of the popular motifs of the Japanese style painting, sometime with botan (peonies). The lions are very lively. The body parts look widened in the back as well as in the front from original. In good condition except for some yellowish parts from aging. The first half of the 20th century. 132cm x 143cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1393744 (stock #13051)
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Child's kimono made of hand-spun cotton with shibori Yabane (shaft feather) design. The shibori was dyed in Amagi region in Fukuoka and vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for a few very light stains. The first half of the 20th century. 77cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1397574 (stock #13085)
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Asa (hemp´╝ëkimono with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. Dyed with vegetable indigo. In excellent condition except for two rips in the center back (7mm and 5mm). The third quarter of the 20th century. 126cm x 134cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1350368 (stock #12554)
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Beautiful gold brocade obi (sash) for a formal kimono. Maru-obi is made of wide obi cloth which is folded in half so that only one side has a seam. It has auspicious seven treasures motif. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 4m4cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1005956 (stock #10200)
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This is a "ro", horizontal silk gauze kimono with fence design. The fence is called "shibagaki" which is made of shrubs. White lines are katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and colors are added by hand. Early to mid 20th century. In excellent condition except for the reddish color breeding in the left breast area. 130cm x 147cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1404277 (stock #13158)
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Noren (curtain) of hot spa, named "Sakura-yu". Sakura is the cherry blossoms, however it is not clear where it is. It is made of thick asa (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied and dyed with vegetable indigo. The characters are by tsutsugaki technique. In excellent condition however it has indigo color faded parts and the belts in the top are replaced. The first half of the 20th century. 167cm x 128cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1363519 (stock #12645)
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Cotton shibori (tie-dye) cloth for one kimono. It is rare as it is in the original paper wrapping when it was sold. It is written "Arimatsu Shibori" and produced by Owari Arimatsu "Takeda Kahei" which was established in Keicho 13 in Edo (1608) and the company's name changed to "Takeda Kahei Shoten" in Meiji 5 (1873). It is written "1 jo" which is for one kimono and about 12m. In good condition but might have some beige color on the selvedges from aging, however it can be cleaned by washing...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1370586 (stock #12767)
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Rare item. Baby's ceremonial kimono with rare and beautiful Art Deco design which is made of high quality soft silk crepe. In excellent condition but has light stains ins the lower part in the lining and very slight red color in the collar belt. The first half of the 20th century. 84cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1382043 (stock #12934)
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Tsumugi (pongee) kimono with geometric kasuri pattern which is in very dark brown, white and dark orange red line. Unlined and hand-woven. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 130cm x 161cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1374778 (stock #12814)
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Cotton woman's kimono with shibori spiral pattern. It looks scarcely worn and shibori is still fresh. In excellent condition. 20th century. 130cm x 156cm