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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 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 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 : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1154439 (stock #J217)
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This is a furosaki byobu, a folding screen which is a one of the utensils used in the tea ceremony. It is put near the furnace. It is made of wood frame and reversible, one side is Japanese paper with Umebachi-mon pattern and the other side is ajiro, wickerwork. In excellent condition. H:54.5cm L:86.3cm Thickness:1.8cm ( Measurement of one panel ). 20th century.
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
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 1940 item #944054 (stock #91000)
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This is a boy's silk crepe kimono with kata-yuzen ( stencil-printed on fabric surface, direct-dye method ) whose motif is "takara-zukushi ( all kinds of treasures )". The treasures are scrolls, treasure balls, cloves, mallets, treasure bags and so on. In excellent condition except for a stain in the back ( 9cm x 10cm ) Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1940s ) 81cm x 91cm 32" x 35.8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1371533 (stock #12784)
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Silk meisen kimono with double kasuri (ikat) geometric pattern whose both kasuri threads, warps and wefts are dyed with katazome (stencil-resist-dye). In good condition but has some stains in the sleeve and upper collar belt, also tiny spots in the right sleeve. Mid 20th century. 125cm x 146cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1296503 (stock #11221)
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Four pieces of cotton velvet with motifs of Gion or Gion matsuri in Kyoto. Clockwise from the top left: 1.Gissha and pine tree, 40.5cm x 31cm 2. Chidori and skewered dumplings, 31cm x 37cm 3.Yasaka Tower and moon, 26.5cm x 40cm 4.Naginata-boko, a float with a long-handled sword on the roof, of the Gion Matsuri held in July, 35cm x 34.5cm Generally in good condition but some silver or gold parts have wrinkled lines. 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1343999 (stock #12506)
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Man's juban, under kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) and hand-drawn Yakko-san motif. Yakko-san is a servant at a samurai family. It is made of handwoven pongee silk. In excellent condition but has light stains in the lining. Mid 20th century. 134cm x 137cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1343356 (stock #12504)
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Girl's han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton with beni-itajime shibori asanoha patten, which is one kind of board-clamped dyeing with benibana (safflower). Benibana was very precious in old days and it was mainly grown in Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture. The last photo shows the process of beni-itajime in old days (Reference source: Yomigaeru Maboroshino Senshoku, published by Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo). Late 19th to mid 20th century. In good condition. 81cm 44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1370556 (stock #12763)
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Cotton furoshiki with free-hand and very modern pattern. The resist may be very soft paste made of rice and other ingredients. In excellent condition except for some light stains. The first half of the 20th century. 116cm x 129cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1386765 (stock #12975)
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Cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori (tie-dye) pattern. Vegetable indigo dyed and all hand-sewn. In excellent condition. The second hlf of the 20th century. 130cm x 141cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1326489 (stock #12383)
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5 pieces of shifuku (silk pouch) for cha-ire (tea container) used in chado (tea ceremony). They are made of silk brocade and laces are also silk. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Measurement Clockwise: H:5cm Diameter:8.2cm, H:8.3cm D:7cm, H:7cm D:6.5cm, H:7.5cm D:7cm, H:8cm D:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1132506 (stock #10601)
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This is a pair of tabi (�@socks ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ). It is made of natural indigo dyed cotton and sashiko threads are cotton. It has cotton flannel lining. In good condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:22cm W:9.5cm H:11.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1277234 (stock #11095)
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are made of hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition except for some indigo bleeding in the belts. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 55cm x 53cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381259 (stock #12921)
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Large furoshiki made of asa (hemp) with hand-written owner's name. It has some mending patches and wear. The first half of the 20th century. 154cm x 174cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1980 item #1372526 (stock #J454)
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Chinese or Korean basket box made of thin paper cord and painted with reddish urushi (lacquer). It has beautiful motif of dragon face on the lid. In excellent condition. Probably 20th century. 20.5cm x 29cm x 6cm