Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #889697 (stock #9831)
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This is a summer futon cover made of asa ( fine linen ) and traditional "Nami-usagi" ( wave and rabbit ) design which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). In good condition except for some stains. Taisho or Showa period ( ca 1920s~1960s ) 118cm x 154cm 46.5" x 60.6"
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 1950 item #919095
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This is a book about meisen kimono design. Mangekyo is kaleidoscope in English and it symbolizes its crisp and dazzling color. It has 220 kimonos with eye-catching and beautiful patterns in full color. Meisen kimono was very popular among young women in Taisho and early Showa Period ( 1920s~1940s ) as a casual kimono. It is a pocket edition and has 255 pages. Only written in Japanese. Author: Miyagawa Takeshi. Publisher: Seigensha. The first edition published: June 6 2009. Shipping to U.S...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #924307 (stock #9926)
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This is a cotton kimono with beautiful colorful noshi design which is tsutsugaki technique. Tsutsugaki is freehand painting using rice paste as resist. "Noshi" is an ornament which used to be made of flattened abalone strips and put on a gift in old days, but it is replaced with paper these days. In good condition except for some stains in the left front sleeve ( 1cm x 1cm ) and in front body. This one was worn at a festival or on stage. Sewn by machine...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #925054 (stock #9937)
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$100.00
This is a beautiful cotton shibori kimono which is made of hand-spun cotton. The shibori technique is "te-kumo shibori ( hand-bound spiderweb ). It has nice thick but soft texture. In excellent condition except for patina in the neck line. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. 1900s~1930s ) 124cm x 135cm 48.8" x 53.1"
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 : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #930274 (stock #9955)
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This is a basket with handles hand-woven of bark strips of walnut tree. In excellent condition. Showa period ( ca. 1940s~80s ) W:29cm 11.4" H:23cm 9"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #944054 (stock #91000)
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This is a boy's silk crepe kimono with kata-yuzen ( stencil-printed on fabric surface, direct-dye method ) whose motif is "takara-zukushi ( all kinds of treasures )". The treasures are scrolls, treasure balls, cloves, mallets, treasure bags and so on. In excellent condition except for a stain in the back ( 9cm x 10cm ) Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1940s ) 81cm x 91cm 32" x 35.8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #953990 (stock #91033)
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This is a noragi ( farm wear ) made of cotton cloth with shibori and cotton jacquard. The beautiful shibori cloth was produced in Asamai region in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. Asamai region has been one of the producing places of shibori cloth since mid 19th century. The shibori techniques are Boshi shibori ( capped motifs ), Hira-nui maki-age shibori ( stitched & bound ) and Ori-nui shibori ( folded & stitched ). In excellent condition. Early to mid 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #974895 (stock #101084)
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This is a chu-ya obi ( sash ). "Chu-ya" means "day and night" and chu-ya obi is a sash which has two different designs and textiles in both sides. It has beautiful embroidery of wisteria and cherry blossom motifs on beige satin ground and bright color katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) flowers on thick silk crepe ground. It has light patina and a few stains on beige ground side, however the silk crepe side is in excellent condition. Early to mid 20th century. 32.5cm x 4m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #982660 (stock #101110)
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This is a futon cover with mending patches. The ground is hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and has beautiful shibori patterns. The shibori technique is Ori-nui shibori ( folded & stitched ). In good condition. Early to mid 20th century. 91cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #984011 (stock #10122)
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$120.00
This is a piece of noh drama costume which is called "Choken". Choken is made of silk gauze or weft silk gauze with woven designs with gold and colored threads. It is worn by a dancer or noble man in the noh stage. This choken has woven design of Hagi ( Japanese clover ) and Nadeshiko ( Dianthus ) with gold threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 40cm x 160cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #991844 (stock #10142)
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$120.00
This is a cloth for an obi ( sash ) made of silk gold brocade. It has 60% of pattern of the cloth ( roku-tsū obi ) and 40% is plain, without pattern. The ground is beautiful gold color and the karakusa pattern is woven of gold threads and colorful ones. The 6th and 7th photos are backside. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 34.7cm x 4m76cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #991847 (stock #10143)
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This is a cloth for an obi ( sash ) made of thick silk crepe with dazzling curved stripe pattern in bright purple ground and yellow. The curved stripes are katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 35cm x 5m66cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1005956 (stock #10200)
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This is a "ro", horizontal silk gauze kimono with fence design. The fence is called "shibagaki" which is made of shrubs. White lines are katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and colors are added by hand. Early to mid 20th century. In excellent condition except for the reddish color breeding in the left breast area. 130cm x 147cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1009553 (stock #10204)
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This is a set of boy's stage kimono for Kabuki or traditional Japanese dance. Kabuki is one of the traditional performing arts which is performed only by male actors. It was very popular in late 16th century and has been so till these days. This is a full set of kimono, han-juban ( under kimono ),kataginu & hakama ( kamishimo ) and a pair of tabi ( socks ). Kamishimo has "Takara-zukushi" design which were appliqued...
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 : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1020234 (stock #10236)
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$50.00
This is a silk meisen Haori which is heiyo-gasuri. As for the heiyo-gasuri, warps and wefts are stencil printed separately and then machine-woven. Heiyo-gasuri made it possible to make more vivid, colorful and free design. It has reddish brown flowers with gray and yellow in beige ground. It has silk lining with beautiful stencil-printed flowers pattern and hand-braided cords in front. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 128cm x 78cm