Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1394301 (stock #13058)
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Buddhist altar cloth made of navy blue silk satin with checker pattern. The wefts are threads made of very thin strips of handmade paper pasted with silver foil. The original silver color changed from aging. The lining is made of hand-spun cotton in the upper part and hand-plied hemp in the lower part. Generally in good condition but has some wear and moth bites. The second half of the 19th century. 146cm x 65cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1171885 (stock #10727)
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This is a cotton kimono with fine weft & warp kasuri pattern on white ground. It is probably produced in Yamato region ( Nara Pref. ) whose feature is handwoven white ground kasuri. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 126cm x 131cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1390525 (stock #13027)
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Sakiori Obi (sash) for a casual kimono which is hand-woven of strips for wefts, recycled from old cloth. In excellent condition. The latter half of the 20th century. 23cm x 3m10cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1387594 (stock #12996)
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Unfinished obi cloth which is hand-woven of cotton for wefts and silk for warps. It looks brush dye with datk purple color. In excellent condition but has some bleeding of the color in white parts. The first half of the 20th century. 29.5cm x 4m40cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1357613 (stock #12600)
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An apron (maekake) made of indigo dyed cotton. It has hand-stitched sashiko (quilting) which is asanoha (hemp leaves) pattern. It has two layers. In excellent condition but two white cotton belts have some dirty parts. The first half of the 20th century. 44.5cm x 42.5cm The length of the belt:172cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1172309 (stock #10728)
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This is a cotton kimono with wave pattern. In excellent condition and looks almost new. 1980~2000 136cm x 162cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1366863 (stock #12692)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of cotton for the body and plain weave silk for sleeves. The body has beautiful Sekka shibori asa-no-ha (hemp leave) pattern. The sleeves have hand-tied Miura-shibori. The collar is black silk satin. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 132cm x 82cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1024720 (stock #10248)
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This is a silk summer juban (under kimono) made of silk gauze (ro). It has stream and flower motifs. Generally in good condition. Early to mid 20th century. 122cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1229542 (stock #10906)
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Sakabukuro with mending stitches and patches which was used in the process of making sake (Japanese wine). The rice malt is put in and pressed so that sake is extracted. It has many mending stitches and patches. It used to be a bag, but the seams are opened. 20th century. 60cm x 70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1020203 (stock #10233)
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This is a silk meisen kimono which is yokoso-kasuri. As for the yokoso-kasuri, wefts are hand-tied, stencil printed or board-clamp dyed and then machine-woven. The warps of this kimono are green and red threads. It has colorful geometric design with roses ( or camellia? ). In good condition except for a few moth holes near the wrist in one of the front sleeves and the white cotton lining has sparse light spots. Mid 20th century. 124cm x 143.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1365052 (stock #J432)
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Wood board used by Urushi (Japan) craftsman when he coated urushi wares and put them on it. It has many beautiful urushi drippings in red and black. 20th century. 13.5cm x 91cmx 1cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1355540 (stock #12588)
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Silk juban (under kimono) made of three kinds of beni-itajime cloth which is board-clamp dyeing with beni (safflower), however it is not sure all the dye of this juban is natural beni or chemical. The last photo shows how to dye beni-itajime. In excellent condition except for some tiny moth holes in the wool muslin in the hem. The first half of the 20th century.126cm x 129cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1390582 (stock #13031)
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Boro mae-kake (apron) made of fragments which are indigo dyed, stripes and white plain weave cotton. The stitches are white cotton thread. Washed, but still has many stains. All hand-sewn. The first half of the 20th century. 60cm x 70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1315835 (stock #J342)
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Iron yu-koboshi which is a container for remaining tea. It is called "Nanbu-tetsu" made in Morioka in Iwate prefecture in Tohoku district, which is known for excellent quality of iron ware such as the cha-gama and the tea kettle. This one has the reliefs of azami, thistle. The back of the lid and the inside of the body are enameled. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter od the lid:13.5cm, Height of the body:12.7cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1390583 (stock #13033)
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Cotton Okinawan Bingata furoshiki (wrapping cloth). Bingata is one kind of katazome (stencil-resist-dye) which is a specialty product in Okinawa (Ryukyu for an old name). It has kanji character "Ryukyu" in the corner. Darker colors are added after katazome dye. In good condition but has still some stains. Dyed with Ryukyu ai (ryukyu indigo) and pigments etc. 20th century. 110cm x 110cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #826603 (stock #5132)
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This is a man's juban ( under kimono ) which is made of silk crepe. The scenery of steep Mt. Hakone and travelers are depicted with katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ) and the motif seems to be taken from famous Ando Hiroshige's ukiyo-e ( wood block print ), titled "Tokaido 53 post stations". Early Showa period ( 1920s~1940s ). In good condition except for several stains ( 2cm x 2cm ~ 0.5cm x 0.5cm ).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1394771 (stock #13063)
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Small sakiori sodenashi (vest) hand woven of cotton strips recycled from old cloth and asa (hemp) threads for warps. Belts in the sides are indigo cotton and silk stripes. The panel in the upper front and the lining are indigo cotton. In excellent condition. Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century. 32cm x 51cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #681702 (stock #6086)
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Fukuro obi with contemporary wave crest pattern (sei-gai-ha). The same pattern in both sides but the 40% of the pattern of each side is left colorless, only beige with wave crest pattern. In good condition except for patinas on both ends and one of gold threads is loose. Early Showa (ca. 1930s). 32.5cm x 406cm 12.8"x13.3ft