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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
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 : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1395546 (stock #13066)
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Cotton Kurume kasuri hanten which is handwoven and indigo dyed. Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu has been one of the main product places of indigo dyed cotton kasuri since late Edo period (early 19th century). Machine sewn. In excellent condition and wearable. The first half of the 20th century. 130cm x 100cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1293557 (stock #J325)
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Small wooden (kiri, paulownia) drawer coated with red urushi and has beautiful gold makie in front. It also has nice metal fitting for ornament as well as reinforcement. The drawers have green silk lining. In good condition, no distortion except for some stains in gold makie, some chips on the edge and urushi came off in the bottom. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 16.5cm x 17.5cm x 21.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379816 (stock #12905)
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Tsumugi (shantung silk) kimono with colorful geometric pattern which is double ikat (kasuri). In excellent condition except for minor stains in one of the front sleeve. Mid 20th century. 131cm x 156cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1319090 (stock #11342)
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Boro small carpet mostly made of hand-spun cotton dyed with indigo. It has 4 to 5 layers and roughly sewn sashiko (stitches) with white cotton thread. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 78cm x 146cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1366597 (stock #12689)
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Maru-obi (sash) for a formal kimono made of thick silk brocade with beautiful motifs. Maru-obi is foled in half width so that only one side has a seam. In excellent condition. 20th century. 32cm x 4m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1209996 (stock #10858)
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A rice bag made of many pieces of cotton stripes which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futonji and so on. It was used when people dedicated rice to temples or shrines, or exchanged rice as gifts. In good condition except for some wear. The former half of the 20th century. 74cm x 37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1376633 (stock #12829)
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Cotton unlined kimono (yukata) with bold stripe which is dyed with "shin-sen-zome (dip-dye)". In excellent condition but has many tiny spots in the white parts. The second half of the 20th century. 126cm x 145cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1294164 (stock #11208)
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with very fine sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are also cotton. The first half of the 20th century. 59cm x 57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1105136 (stock #10506)
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This is a sakiori sodenashi ( vest ) hand-woven of cotton strips which are recycled from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. Warps are asa ( hemp ) threads. It has beautiful mixed color of natural indigo and others. It has indigo cloth with fine sashiko ( quilting ) in the top in the back. In good condition except for one of the side is open as threads are cut. The former half of the 20th century. 38.5cm x 67cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1369068 (stock #12734)
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Three pieces of baby's kimono, one is han-juban and one is kimono, both have cotton lining for cold season and one is unlind kimono. All are made of cotton with sekka shibori (board-clamp dye). Han-juban and unlined kimono are in excellent condition and look scarcely worn but the cotton lined kimono has stains inside. The first half of the 20th century. Han-juban:54cm x 32.5cm. Lined Kimono:57cm x 51.5cm Unlined kimono:60cm x 53.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1374780 (stock #12816)
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Silk gauze obi (sash) cloth with shibori (tie-dye) pattern. It is vegetable dye with "shikon (root of purple grass)" that had been producd in Aomori and Akita prefecture till Edo period, however it was disappeared in Meiji. It was reproduced in late Taisho period (1920). This sash is for summer kimono. In good condition except for two slits (in the both rim (not from weakness but from original making). The first half of the 20th century. 35cm x 3m90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1374779 (stock #12815)
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Man's cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori. In excellent condition. 20th century. 128cm x 122cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1204830 (stock #10845)
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This is a woman's summer kimono made of Ojiya-chijimi which is produced in Ojiya city in Niigata Prefecture, which has been produced there since early Edo period (17th century). Its feature is that it is handwoven of choma (ramie) wefts as well as warps but only wefts are tightly twisted so that the surface of the fabric becomes uneven. This one has weft kasuri pattern. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 129cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1332738 (stock #J361)
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Yuki-boushi (snow hood) made of palm, worn in case of snow. Palm is lighter weight compared with rice straw and waterproof. It has indigo dyed cotton inside. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. W:43cm L:59cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1366099 (stock #12685)
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Plain weave silk man's juban (under kimono) with Daruma (Darma) motif. In excellent condition except for some lines in both sleeves in wrists sides for it was extended. The first half of the 20th century. 148cm x 142cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1342444 (stock #12473)
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Meisen kimono with colorful block design. Meisen is plain waeve pongee silk whose ikat (kasuri) pattern is stencil-printed before weaving. It has lining made of cotton and synthetic. Mid 20th century. In excellent condition but has some stains in the left upper part inside. 126cm x 150cm