Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1377725 (stock #12863)
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Asa (hemp) noren (curtain) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. Machine-sewn. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century.70cm x 124cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1378517 (stock #J468)
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Four pairs of wood pattern for tabi whose sizes are from 21cm to 23.5cm. They have size and maker's name in the bottom. In good condition but two patterns have chips in the bottom. Late 19th to early 20th century.
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 : 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 1950 item #1394141 (stock #13056)
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A pair of boro tabi made of cotton corduroy with holes and mending stitches. The first half of the 20th century. 10cm x 23cm
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 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 1930 item #739805 (stock #8473)
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This is a baby's kimono for a celebration. Fabric is tsumugi which is woven of hand spun and hand woven silk threads. It has an attractive design of a traditional "shobu-gawa", iris pattern which are tie dyed. This is a gorgeous custom ordered kimono. It has "semamori" which is ornamental stitches with red and white treads in the back for a charm against evils as people believe they come from the back...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1160957 (stock #10694)
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This is an unlined woman's summer kimono made of horizontal silk gauze called "ro". It has the katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) dragonfly and weed design. Generally in good condition except for a rip ( mended ) in the back, however it is tucked in and hidden when it is worn. The former half of the 20th century. 130cm x 145cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1395205 (stock #13065)
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Maru obi ith woven autumn motifs such as crysanthemums, maples waves and so on. Maru-obi is wide cloth folded in half so that one side has seams. In good condition. First half of the 20th century. 33cm x 3m92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1364519 (stock #12659)
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Sakiori obi (sash) handwoven of strips which are recycled from old silk kimono. The warps are also silk threads. It has beautiful mixture of many colors. In excellent condition. 20th century 14.8cm x 3m20cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1265543 (stock #11064)
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Pants made of hemp whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. The belts are made of indigo-dyed cotton cloth. In excellent condition except for many black spots. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:84cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1386885 (stock #12981)
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Cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori wave pattern. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 126cm x 138cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1381807 (stock #12930)
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Cotton cloth with Arashi-shibori which is one kind of tie-dye invented in Arimatsu-Narumi in 1880. The cloth is wrapped around a big pole and thread is also rolled around it. The cloth is compressed and dyed. This cloth is remake and made of 4 fragments and has 4 mending patches. It also has a patch written as "hara-maki(belly band)". Te first half of the 20th century. 77cm x 75cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1371976 (stock #12785)
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Silk crepe kimono with geometric oval pattern which is katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It has rather thick texture. In good condition but has some minor stains and a line in the neck. 1960s to 70s. 124cm x 156cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1410937 (stock #J546)
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Rare item. A container for seeds, which is made of huge hechima, a kind of melon (scientific name: Luffa cylindria Roem). It is hollowed inside and painted with kakishibu (persimmon juice) outside. According to the writing, asa (hemp or ramie) seeds were put in. It is from Tohoku district. 20th century. In good condition. L:85cm Diameter:15cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1393174 (stock #13049)
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Cotton baby's kimono with shibori (tie-dye) design. It is a remake of adult's kimono which is often seen in babay's kimono. In good condition and shibori looks fresh. The first half of the 20th century. Probably chemical indigo dyed. 74cm x 71cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1296895 (stock #11222)
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Three pieces of cotton velvets with Kyoto motifs which are printed. Top:"Gozan-no-okuribi" on the Daimonji-yama which is the Buddhism event held on August 16. Right:Kiyomizu Temple with maple leaves. Left:Umebachi-mon pattern which is the traditional pattern, the motif of plum flowers. In good condition. 20th century. 35cm x 35cm