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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1374241 (stock #12807)
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Sakiori obi (sash) whose wefts are strips recycled from old silk kimono. Warps look cotton threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 17cm x 2m84cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1374588 (stock #12808)
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Han-haba (half width) obi (sash) made of indigo color cotton worn with a casual kimono. It has beautiful sashiko (quilting) of as-no-ha (hemp leaf) motif on one side and fan motif in the other side. In excellent condition. 20th century. 14cm x 3m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1374589 (stock #12809)
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Han-haba (half width) obi (sash) made of indigo color cotton worn with a casual kimono. It has beautiful sashiko (quilting) of as-no-ha (hemp leaf) motif on one side and flower motif in the other side. In excellent condition except for a small whitish stain (6th image). 20th century. 14cm x 2m60cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1374778 (stock #12814)
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Cotton woman's kimono with shibori spiral pattern. It looks scarcely worn and shibori is still fresh. In excellent condition. 20th century. 130cm x 156cm
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 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 1940 item #1375552 (stock #12823)
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Silk Karaori obi (sash) with kasuri which is one cloth, without no seam. It is remade from fukuro obi to more casual Nagoya obi. The technique is "Karaori (Chinese style weaving)" which has woven pattern of wefts, called "Enuki (complementary weft)". The kasuri technique is called "Shimekiri" Karaori is used for No drama costume. Late 19th to mid 20th century. In good condition but has some light stains. 32.5cm x 3m40cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1375799 (stock #12824)
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Kendo-gi worn for kendo (Japanese art of fencing) made of hand-spun cotton and has embroidery of sail boat and Mt. Fuji with indigo dyed thread. It has roughly sewn stitches with white cotton threads. The collar is thick and hard. which has natural indigo dyed cloth inside. Washed but still have some stains. The first half of the 20th century. 88cm x 70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1375801 (stock #12825)
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Meisen haori with geometric pattern which is a version of "yabane", feather pattern. It has hand- blaided belts in front. It is much worn and has several beautifully done mending. The first half of the 20th century. 112cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1376364 (stock #12826)
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Woman's lined kimono patchworked of 4 different kinds of silk tsumugi fragments which are hand-woven. The patchwork is very nicely done and looks like one cloth. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 130cm x 157cm
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 1940 item #1376770 (stock #12830)
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Cotton kimono worn by a Shugen-sha or Yamabushi who practiced Shugendo. Shugendo is the Japanese unique religion combining Buddhism, Shintoism, and worship of nature (mountains). A practioner (shugen-sha) trained himself in the holy mountains that is ascetic and very painstaking. This one is made of cotton and has many stamps of the holy places where he visited. They are: Mt.Gas-an, Mt.Haguro-san, Mt.Yudono-san (Dewa Sanzan in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku) and so on...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1376863 (stock #12831)
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Cotton cloth with shibori design which is natural indigo dyed from Akita prefecture in Tohoku. Different from Arimatsu-Marumi shibori produced in Aichi prefecture, the design of the Asamai shibori from Akita is mostly pretty and subtle flowers or plants. The cloth is made of 4 fragments machine-sewn together. The first half of the 20th century. 34cm x 366.5cm (34cm x 30.5cm, 134cm, 116cm) The 1st and 6th images are most close to the real color.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1376916 (stock #12834)
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Tsuno-bukuro made of asa (hemp) dyed with kaki shibu (persimmon tannin). It is for grains or beans. It is hand-sewn the long cloth diagonally so that it is a bit strechable. It has many mending patches and moth holes. late 19th to mid 20th century. 44cm x 110cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1377209 (stock #12836)
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Cotton obi (sash) with katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It looks the dye is vegetable. In excellent condition. The indigo color part has double face. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 30cm x 3m42cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1377369 (stock #12850)
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Maru obi for forml kimono which is made of wide brocade cloth folded in half width. It has gorgeous wave pattern with gold and silver threads. Used but in excellent condition. The fist half 20th century. 31.5cm x 4m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1377399 (stock #12859)
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$350.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are all hand-spun and natural indigo dye, except for one fragment with fine stripes. Washed, but still has some dark brown stains. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 168cm
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 : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1377727 (stock #12864)
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Sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are cotton strips recycled from old cloth. Warps are asa (hemp) and it has hand-stitched sashiko in the upper back. The indigo cotton cloth in both sides are replaced and machine-sewn. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 44cm (top) x 74cm
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 : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1378556 (stock #12880)
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Bag remade of shoyu-bukuro which was used for squeezing fermented soy beans in the process of making shoyu (soy sauce). It is remake but original and came out as it is. It has beautiful mending stitches. The first half of the 20th century. 24cm x 38.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1378562 (stock #12881)
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Haori (jacket) made of figured silk with free-hand painted design. The ground silk has yellow color with shiny and tiny woven dot pattern. It has plain weave silk with cord and tassel pattern for lining. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 130cm x 75cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1378924 (stock #12886)
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Pilgrim's cotton sodenashi (vest) with many stamps of holy places where she (woman pilgrim). She took the pilgrimage to "Saikoku-sanjyu-san-kasho" where are 33 temples (holy places) in Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama and Gifu prefectures. She completed all the pilgrimage and the vest has all 33 stamps. The date is Showa 3-nen (1928). In excellent condition. 48cm x 72cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1378925 (stock #12887)
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Sakiori han-haba (half width) obi (sash) for a casual kimono. It is handwoven of colorful strips from old cloth for wefts and cotton white threads for warps. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 12cm x 2m56cm
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 : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1379057 (stock #J470)
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Folk craft bamboo basket box handmade of fine bamboo strips. Generally in good condition but has some bamboo strips lost parts, in three corners in the lid and also three corners in the bottom. The first half of the 20th century. 43cm x 30cm x 9cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1379403 (stock #12900)
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$130.00
4 pieces of meisen kimono cloth which are "toki-mono" that means unsewn and washed cloth. It has double ikat colorful spiral pattern. In good condition but each has some light stains and rips. Two long pieces for body and each has 9cm cut of the neck part in the middle. 36cm x 2m68cm Two pieces for sleeves. Each has some stains and rips in the top sleeve. 36cm x 170cm Mid 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1379515 (stock #J475)
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$280.00
Tools and a bucket used by a collector of urushi-tree sap. The surface of the urushi (lacquer) tree is cut and sap oozes. The wood bucket is a container for the tools and came originally together with the tools. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition. Tools L: 18cm to 12.5cm Bucket Diameter: 20.5cm H: 21cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379743 (stock #12885)
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$120.00
Futonji made of colorful cotton cloth and has several mending patches. Washed but still has some light stains. The first half of the 20th century. 132cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379811 (stock #12903)
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$220.00
Man's juban (under kimono) made of good quality figured silk with free hand-painted Karajishi motif. It is also called "Chinese Lion" which has been one of the popular motifs of the Japanese style painting, sometime with botan (peonies). The lions are very lively. The body parts look widened in the back as well as in the front from original. In good condition except for some yellowish parts from aging. The first half of the 20th century. 132cm x 143cm
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 #1379934 (stock #12906)
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Summer unlined kimono made of semi-translucent silk gauze which has weft kasuri motifs such as hagi (bush clovers) and waves. It has rather hard texture. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 120cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1380368 (stock #J476)
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$100.00
A snow hat, “yuki-boshi” handmade of palm fiber and has indigo dyed cotton lining. It was used by a hunter, “matagi”. It is from Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. In good condition but cords are lost inside. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 49cm x 59cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1380374 (stock #J477)
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Large lantern of a shrine made of paper, bamboo strips, wood plate and metal handle and straps. In good condition except for several holes and rips. 20th century. Length when extended: 72cm Diameter: 41cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1380835 (stock #12915)
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Four panels of cotton cloth with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. They are from Tohoku district, probably from Akita prefecture. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. Can be sold by one panel for $70. 33cm x 124cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1380838 (stock #J479)
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Trunk box made of wicker, bamboo and leather. It has washi (Japanese handmade paper) lining with kanji letters. It has black leather for reinforcement. In good condition but has some wear in the leather. It is tight when the lid is put on the box, so better to use separately. The first half of the 20th century. 44cm x 31cm x 24cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1381110 (stock #J480)
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Wood ladle made by Ainu people who are aborigines in Hokkaido. All hand-carved from a wood board. In excellent condition except for a bit of wear in the lower rim. 20th century. L:36cm W:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1381112 (stock #12917)
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A piece of cotton cloth with Ainu embroidery which is all hand-stitched. It has cotton lining. In excellent condition. 20th century. 38cm x 36cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381113 (stock #12918)
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Silk fukuro obi for a formal kimono with woven pattern of wave and shellfish motif. Cloth of fukuro obi is folded in half so that it has double width when seam is open. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 31.5cm x 4m08cm
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 #1381260 (stock #12922)
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$380.00
Kake-futon (comforter, top cover) made of hand-spun cotton with beautiful katazome (stencil-resist-dye). The pattern looks imitating shibori (tie-dye). It is natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful green cotton lining and can be used as it is, for example, for a cover or throw. In excellent condition except for a few stains and a mending patch. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 154cm x 175cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1381267 (stock #J481)
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$90.00
Wood board used by "nurishi", a lacquer-painting craftsman putting urushi ware on it. It has many beautiful urushi drippings in red, brown and black. 20th century. 10cm x 90cmx 1cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1381271 (stock #J482)
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Wood board used by "nurishi", a lacquer-painting craftsman putting urushi ware on it. It has many beautiful urushi drippings in red, brown and black. 20th century. 10cm x 90cmx 1cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1381274 (stock #J483)
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$200.00
Flower vase (hana-ire) made of Jindai-sugi, Japanese cedar which is said to be a few thousand years old. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century (crafted) H:31cm, 16cm x 25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1381417 (stock #J485)
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$500.00
Takatori-yaki mizusashi (water jar) in shape of hyotan (gourd) used for chado (tea ceremony). Made by Matsushima Hiroaki (1898~unknown) who established "Yasaburo-gama (kiln)" in Yokohama. In excellent condition with an original box. The first half of the 20th century. H:14cm Diameter:16cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381694 (stock #12925)
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Cotton boro furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with beautiful sashiko (needlework). The ground cloth is natural indigo dye and the thread is white cotton. It has many mending patches and small holes. The first half of the 20th century. 134cm x 124cm
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 #1382043 (stock #12934)
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Tsumugi (pongee) kimono with geometric kasuri pattern which is in very dark brown, white and dark orange red line. Unlined and hand-woven. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 130cm x 161cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1382044 (stock #12935)
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Modern design meisen kimono whose pattern looks like oil painting. Wefts and warps kasuri threads are stencil-resist-dye. Lining is plain-weave red silk. Mid 20th century. 122cm x 148cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1382045 (stock #12936)
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Silk meisen tanmono (a bolt of kimono fabric) for making a kimono. It is Heiyo kasuri (double kasuri) and warps as well as wefts kasuri threads are stencil-resit dyed. In good condition but the ground color of one side became a bit yellowish from long time storage. Mid 20th century. 36cm x 9m44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1382315 (stock #12942)
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High quality silk kimono with beautiful katazome (stencil-resist dye) with streams, stripes and Nami-no-maru (wave in a circle) motifs. Lining is cotton and silk. In good condition but has some tiny moth holes in the lower back. 1920s~1930s. 127cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1382378 (stock #J486)
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A pair of "Ashimoto andon (foot lantern)" made of wood, bamboo and washi (Japanese handmade paper). The wood frame is painted with "Tame-nuri" which is one of techniques of urushi. Clear urushi is painted on red urushi. The paper is replaced from shoji-gami (white paper for a screen) to recycled washi which was a record book of a merchant in late Edo period. Washi is made from paper mulberry bark and very strong. With carton boxes. 20th century. In excellent condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1382743 (stock #12943)
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$250.00
Silk meisen kimono with geometric kasuri pattern. Both weft and warp kasuri threads are dyed with stencil-resist-dye. In excellent condition except for several tiny spots in the white cotton lining. Mid 20th century. 128cm x 154cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1382864 (stock #J487)
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Wood bowl (shikarinpah) with bird motif, made by Ainu craftsman in Hokkaido. All hand-carved and in excellent condition. 20th century. L:24cm W:10.5cm H:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1382865 (stock #J488)
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Pouch made of attush (elm bast fiber) with Ainu embroidery. The indigo cloth, lining and embroidery threads are cotton. In excellent condition. 20th century. 22cm x 12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1383279 (stock #12945)
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Rope made of cotton strips recycled from old cloth. Colors look all vegetable dye. The first half of the 20th century. The rope with red (beni) part: approx. 5m, Loose blue part: approx. 1.5m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1383304 (stock #12621)
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Boro sakiori vest whose wefts are strips recycled from old indigo hand-spun cotton textiles. Warps are asa (hemp). The first half of the 20th century. 36cm x 65cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1383305 (stock #J489)
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A set of three trays which can be nested. They are Kamakura-bori which is traditional craft in Kamakura in Kanagawa Pref. which is chiseled in hardwood and repeatedly lacquered in black and vermilion. Smaller two trays can be nested in the large one. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 35.5cm x 54cm (large one)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1383630 (stock #12946)
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Silk maru-obi for formal kimono. The width is folded in half, so that the cloth has doulble width. It has traditional sparrow and bamboo motif. The colors are beautiful gold, dark purple, dark green, black and gray. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 4m8cm
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