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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1371238 (stock #12782)
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Silk obi (sash) with woven butterfly motif. The ground is in gold and the butterflies are in red, yellow, green, blue, purple and off-white. Used but in good condition. The patterns are in one side and the back side is palin gold satin. The first half of the 20th century. 31cm x 4m20cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1393995 (stock #J516)
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Cha-zutsu (tea leaf container) with hand-carved Ainu pattern. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter:7.5cm, H:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1411320 (stock #13204)
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Zanshi-ori long cloth which is domestically woven of leftover yarns. Both wefts and warps are hand-spun cotton and vegetable dye. It has soft and light texture. 20th century. In excellent condition. 26cm x 3m70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #903282 (stock #9855)
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This is a sakiori rug or futon which is handwoven of shreds torn from old cotton cloth such as kimono, furoshiki, futon cover etc. It has nice mixed color but it has no lining. It has some rips and holes. Taisho or early Showa period ( ca. 1920s~1940s ) 175cm x 192cm 68.9" x 75.6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #925605 (stock #9940)
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This is a boy's festive kimono made of cotton and it has eagle and pine tree design which are free hand-painting and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). It has also sparrow design which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) In excellent condition except for some stains. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1940s ) 66cm x 88cm 26" x 34.6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1350316 (stock #J385)
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A pair of small katakuch (cup with a beak) with a lid which is originally for soba soup, however any liquid can be put in such as sake, sauce etc. Both are in excellent condition without any chip or hair line. Mid 20th century. Diameter:10cm, H:8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1337575 (stock #J369)
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Handwoven bamboo rectangular bamboo basket where letteres or documents were put. In excellent condition. 20th century. 23.5cm x 31cm x 6.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1401905 (stock #13127)
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Minsa-ori obi (sash) for a man which is made of plain weave cotton and dyed with Ryukyu Ai (indigo). It is woven in Yaeyama Islands and it was a gift from a woman to a man. The features are: four and five rectangular kasuri patterns and centipede pattern on both sides. In excellent condition. 20th century. 2m4cm x 5.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1373976 (stock #12803)
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Haori (jacket) with interesting mochi-tsuki (rice-cake pounding) in the lining. Mochi was eaten in auspicious occasions, however it is eaten day-to-day these days. The outside is high quality plain weave silk. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 132cm x 100cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1374185 (stock #J459)
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Wooden small box with two drawers and has bark of Yama-zakura (mountain cherry tree) on the surface. It is called kaba-zaiku. In excellent condition. 20th century. 20cm x 20cm x 20cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1337578 (stock #11452)
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Boy's summer ceremonial kimono made of tate-ro (vertical silk gauze) which is rather rare these days. It is worn in case of omiya-mairi that parents and a baby go to a shrine for praying the baby's healthy and happy growth about a month after the birth. In excellent condition except for a few light stains and dirt in the neck line. The decorative stitches in the top of the belts are charms. The first half of the 20th century. 110cm x 113cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1398245 (stock #13095)
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Cotton furoshiki with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) traditional Matsukawabishi pattern. Hand-spun cotton and natural-dyed. In good condition but has a rip (3cm) near one of the corners. Late 19th to early 20th century. 97cm 109cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1390161 (stock #13020)
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Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with a crest, "Daki Myoga" which is hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed. It has sashiko (quilting) in four corners which are rather fine threads. In excellent condition. Late 19 the mid 20th century. 100cm x 100cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1379008 (stock #J472)
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Withy basket handmade of willow strips. It has bamboo on the rim, cow skin on the corners and on the lid. In good condition except for some of paper lining in the lid came off. The first half of the 20th century. 53cm x 36cm x 17cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1383640 (stock #12947)
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Echigo Katakai shibori cotton cloth which is traditional tie-dye, one kind of Nui-shibori, made in Ojiya in Niigata Pref. Dyed with vegetable indigo. It has rather thick texture. In excellent condition but about 160cm from one end of cloth has indigo faded part from long time storage, however the left part has no damage. The second half of the 20th century. 37cm x 13m68cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1394586 (stock #13061)
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Cotton cloth used to be a kimono with kasuri check pattern which is from Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu. It has been one of the main product places of indigo dyed cotton kasuri cloth since late Edo period (early 19th century). In excellent condition but has a slit for the neck (9.5cm) in the middle. The first half of the 20th century. 34cm x 2m80cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1302939 (stock #11290)
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One panel of cotton futonji with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. Generally in good condition except for the yellowish parts near the both hems. 20th century. 31cm x 160cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1289235 (stock #11161)
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Sakiori obi (sash) for kimono. The warps are cotton and wefts look many kinds of fabrics. In excellent condition. 20th century. 27cm x 3m56cm