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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 : 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 1940 item #1393744 (stock #13051)
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Child's kimono made of hand-spun cotton with shibori Yabane (shaft feather) design. The shibori was dyed in Amagi region in Fukuoka and vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for a few very light stains. The first half of the 20th century. 77cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1400715 (stock #13116)
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Inner kimono of kasanegi (two layer formal kimono, tomesode) made of plain weave silk for body and thick silk crepe for hem and parts of sleeves. The bamboo motif is katazome (stencil-resist-dye). In excellent condition except for a few tiny moth holes. 1920s to 1930s. 126cm x 152cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379743 (stock #12885)
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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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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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1394241 (stock #J519)
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Bamboo hanging flower vase which is hung on the "toko-bashira", an alcove post in the tea room. It has "kao", a written seal mark in red urushi, however it is unable to identify who it is. In good condition except for a crack line but no problem for use with water container inside. The first half of the 20th century or before. L:34.5cm, Diameter:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1400956 (stock #13122)
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Boro small mat, possibly used as a bath mat. Made of cotton stripes and mending patches in the lining are vegetable indigo dye and hand-spun cotton fragments. In good condition. All hand-sewn with vegetable indigo dye cotton thread. The first half of the 20th century. 96cm x 60cm
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 #1401279 (stock #13125)
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$130.00
Long cloth with shibori which is worn by a woman when she worked in the fields to protect skin from sunburn or bug bites, which covers a head with only an opening for eyes. It was mainly used in the southern part of Tohoku district. It is made of cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. The fronthead part has double cloth. In good condition but the white stitches have some ravels and a few small holes. The first half of the 20th century. 34.5cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1401550 (stock #13126)
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Woman's kimono madeof hand-spun cotton with shibori pattern. It is dyed with vegetable indigo. The white cloth in the upper inside is also hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 140cm
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 #1096425 (stock #10489)
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$80.00
This is a woman's lined kimono which is made of soft silk crepe with geometric pattern. The modern pattern kimono are often seen among kimonos made between 1920s and 1930s. The katazome dye was done over the original ground ( re-dyed ) that was often practiced as recycling. One can see the original dot pattern. In good condition but has some dirt in the neck and other parts. 1920s to 1930s. 126cm x 141cm
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 #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 1940 item #1122402 (stock #10561)
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This is a cotton furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ) for strength as well as ornament. It is dyed with natural indigo. Used but in excellent condition except for a few tiny holes. The former half of the 20th century. 132cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
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$490.00
This is a futon cover with rare and modern pattern ( probably the Big Dipper or the Septentrions ) which is katazome ( stencil-dye ). It is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has thick texture. In good condition but has some indigo faded parts and a few mending patches in the back. The seams in the middle and both in the top as well as in the bottom are sewn by machine. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 188cm x 189cm