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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1392568 (stock #13044)
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Sakiori sodenash hand-woven of strips recycled from cotton indigo cloth for wefts. Warps are asa (hemp). It has beautiful sashiko with asa (hemp) thread in the upper back and front, and under arm holes in both sides for inforcement. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 53cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1315828 (stock #J341)
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Basket made of yama-budo (crimson glory vine) for body part and akebi (akebia vine) for handles. It is from Tohoku region, North-East of the Honshu. In excellent condition. 20th century. 48cm x 33cm x 16cm (body part)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1349765 (stock #12543)
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Fireman's hanten (coat) with hand-stitched sashiko (quilting). It is from Hachinohe city in Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. It has beautiful hand-stitched sashiko. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition. 120cm x 99cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1318638 (stock #11339)
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Rare item. Boro cotton kimono (yukata) whose original ground cloth is jishiro Narumi-kongata. It is hand-spun cotton with stencil-dyeing which is imitating shibori (tie-dyeing) made in Meiji (1868~1912). Other cloth are machine-woven cotton. The first half of the 20th century. It is worn out and has holes and dirty parts. 126cm x 133cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292124 (stock #11195)
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Sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has beautiful hand stitching (sashiko) in the top of the back, in the shoulders and in the both sides. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th mid 20th century. 59cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1099758 (stock #10495)
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This is a sodenashi ( vest ) of sori-hiki ( sledge-hauling ) from Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. It has rectangular pieces of cloth with sashiko ( quilting ) attached in one of the shoulders and in front diagonally for strength and ornament. It is made of hand-woven cotton stripe and it has hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton for the lining. In excellent condition. 50.5cm x 81cm Late 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1320494 (stock #J349)
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Bandori, a pad for back-pack used on special occasion such as wedding. The ordinary one is made of only rice straw and this one has decoration hand-knitted of hemp. The shoulder belts are made of rice straw and recycled cotton strips. It is from Shonai region in Yamagata Pref. in Tohoku. The first half of the 20th century. L with belts:70cm W:26cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1346956 (stock #12526)
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Sakiori hanten made of cottton strips for wefts, which are recycled from old futonji. kimono, furoshiki and so on. Warps are white cotton. The collar is indigo dyed cotton kasuri cloth. In ecellent condition except for some wear in the neck. The first half of the 20th century. 108cm x 68cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1327655 (stock #J359)
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Mino (straw raincoat) hand-woven of rice straw or other weed. It is for more ornamental use than pratical use such as on the occasion of wedding or ceremony. It is from Yamagat Pref. in Tohoku district. In excellent condition except for one hole. Te second half of the 20th century. 103cm x 78cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1346671 (stock #12522)
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Boro futonji with many patches and sashiko (stitches). Most of the cloth looks natural indigo dyed. Tha first half of the 20th century. 130cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1360928 (stock #12622)
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Boro sakiori hanten hand-woven of strips for wefts which are recycled from old indigo cotton cloth such as kimono, futonji or furoshiki etc. The warps are asa (hemp) threads. The collar panel and sleeves are made of indigo dyed cotton cloth. Late 19th to early 20th century. 122cm x 79cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1286850 (stock #11156)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth is hand-spun cotton with stripes and the mending patches are hand-spun as well as machine-woven cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. It has many thin parts. 102cm@‚˜ 166cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1056973 (stock #10346)
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This is an extra large komebukuro ( rice bag ) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable brown color. Komebukuro was used when people exchange rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It is made of many pieces of cotton cloth which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on as cotton was precious in old days. Komebukuro had been used till 1920s and 30s. It has check, stripe and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pattern...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1091169 (stock #10479)
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This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has horizontal sashiko ( quilting ). It was made in Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. The former half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 38cm x 92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1375552 (stock #12823)
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Silk Karaori obi (sash) with kasuri which is one cloth, without no seam. It is remade from fukuro obi to more casual Nagoya obi. The technique is "Karaori (Chinese style weaving)" which has woven pattern of wefts, called "Enuki (complementary weft)". The kasuri technique is called "Shimekiri" Karaori is used for No drama costume. Late 19th to mid 20th century. In good condition but has some light stains. 32.5cm x 3m40cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1338152 (stock #11457)
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Vintage silk obi (sash) with gorgeous and beautiful embroidery which is hard to find this quality these days. It is plain weaving but the moire pattern can be seen. The design looks influenced by the Art Deco design that was also popular in Japan then. In excellent condition. Early Showa (1925 to 1930s) 32.5cm x 4m10cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1320357 (stock #11351)
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Silk brocade obi, sash for rather formal kimono. It is imitating shibori pattern with embossed-like weaving. The motif is stream and bird. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 34cm x 4m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1343355 (stock #12503)
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Baby's boro kimono made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable color such as ai (indigo), akane (madder)or beni (safflower). It has thin cotton lining. The shibori is from Akita prefecture in Tohoku. Washed but still has stains and a few holes. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 55cm x 42cm