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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 1900 item #1119069 (stock #10548)
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This is a nobori ( vertical banner ) which is made of hand-spun thick cotton. It has a crest and hand-drawn wave design. In good condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 33.5cm x 2m57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1397782 (stock #13088)
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Buddhist stole made of asa, probably choma (ramie) with many mending patches. The warps and wefts are hand-plied and dyed with sumi (balck ink) lightly. Mostly intact except for a darker silk patch in the center. The second half of the 19th century. 138cm x 87cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1392184 (stock #13032)
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$50.00
Silk ornament cloth hung in front of the Buddhist altar. It has hand-painted dragons and clouds. It is weak from aging and has washi (Japanese handmade paper) lining. The second half of the 19th century. W:65.5cm, L:85cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1398245 (stock #13095)
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Cotton furoshiki with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) traditional Matsukawabishi pattern. Hand-spun cotton and natural-dyed. In good condition but has a rip (3cm) near one of the corners. Late 19th to early 20th century. 97cm 109cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #830979 (stock #8690)
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This is a cute baby's cotton katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ) han-juban ( short under kimono ) with rare umbrella pattern. It is dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. Late Meiji or Taisho period ( ca 1900s~1920s ). 35.5cm x 50cm 14" x 20"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1380368 (stock #J476)
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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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1400714 (stock #13115)
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$60.00
Long asa (hemp) cloth which is probably a fragment of large furoshiki as it has an owner's name in the corner. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dye. Nicely faded. The small fragment is also asa (hemp). Late 19th to early 20th century. Indigo cloth 34cm x 186cm, Natural 35cm x 59cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1394302 (stock #13059)
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Yamato kasuri man's kimono made of hand-spun cotton for wefts and machine-spun cotton for warps. Yamato kasuri was woven since mid 18th century in Yamato region (Nara Pref.) Cotton kimono, white or indigo ground, with small kasuri pattern was very popular among students and men in Meiji and Taisho period (mid 19th to early 20th century). Generally in good condition except for a few stains. Late 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 127cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #886007 (stock #5066)
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This is a man's juban ( under kimono ) made of three kinds of hand-woven tsumugi ( pongee silk ) which are shima ( stripe ), fine koshi ( check ), and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). In good condition except for a few mending patches and rifts. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 129cm x 142cm 50.1" x 56"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #818766 (stock #8668)
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This is an extraordinary silk haori with bold design of maple leaves and square paper. In excellent condition except for some stains ( not very noticeable ) and both sleeves in front have jointing seams. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 126cm x 97cm 50" x 38"
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 1930 item #1012283 (stock #10214)
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$150.00
This is a silk kimono with bold hand-painted sparrow design. It was probably worn on the stage. It has some color faded spots and parts and also stains in the back sleeves, however in good condition as a whole. Early 20th century. 134cm x 178cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #827390 (stock #8686)
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This is a silk obi ( sash ) with lively dragon design. It is one layer obi and has no lining. In excellent condition. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 30.5cm x 4m24cm 12" x 14ft
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 1930 item #702405 (stock #7399)
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Bright color obi with black satin lining. Rather rare contemporary pattern for this age ( Taisho or early Showa ) ca. 1920s~1930s. In good condition except for several small rips on the rim and a few light stains. 28cm x 310cm 11"x10ft
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1031719 (stock #10270)
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This is a juban ( under kimono ) which is made of cotton cloth with shibori for the sleeves, with katazome ( stencil-dye ) for the top body and with kanoko shibori ( bound dots ) for the lower part. The sleeves and the lower body are dyed with natural indigo but the top body look chemical one. In excellent condition except for light stains in the sleeves. Early 20th century. 128cm x 130cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1144453 (stock #10640)
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This is an unlined silk meisen kimono with ogasuri ( large ikat ) pattern. The ground is beautiful light salmon pink and kasuri pattern is blue green. In good condition and looks scarcely worn, except for a black curved hair line. 1920s to 1930s. 128cm x 148cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1398589 (stock #13098)
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Meisen kimono which is made in rather early time of meisen product. In early days, it was woven of second grade silk yarn spun from two cocoons or with burls. However the quality of meisen fabric improved. This one has some burls. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Early 20th century. 124cm x 148cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1071455 (stock #10409)
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This is a chuya ( day & night ) obi ( sash ) with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pattern. Chu-ya means day & night, so both sides of the obi can be used. The blue side is made of figured silk and the other one is plain weave silk. In good condition except for the several small dark brown spots. Early 20th century. 29.5cm x 3m76cm
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 1930 item #1103446 (stock #10500)
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$150.00
This is a typical early Showa ( 1920s to 1930s ) kimono which has striking colors, red silk lining and made of high quality soft silk. The ground is figured silk and has katazome ( stencil dyed fan motifs. This kimono is for a girl, so a bit smaller than adult's. In good condition but has some light stains in both of the front sleeves. Early Showa ( 1920s~30s ). 120cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1397233 (stock #13080)
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$90.00
Summer unlined kimono made of thin silk crepe with Ja-kago (gabion) and stream design. The desin has delicate hand-drawn line and embroidery with gold and silver threads. The horizontal silver lines show it is made in early Showa period (1925~1930s). Generally in good condition but has two holes near hem (5mm) and a stain (0.7m), also near hem. 120cm x 147cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1099758 (stock #10495)
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This is a sodenashi ( vest ) of sori-hiki ( sledge-hauling ) from Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. It has rectangular pieces of cloth with sashiko ( quilting ) attached in one of the shoulders and in front diagonally for strength and ornament. It is made of hand-woven cotton stripe and it has hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton for the lining. In excellent condition. 50.5cm x 81cm Late 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1387546 (stock #J498)
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Design book of Japanese traditional patterns which are originally designed by Katsushika Hokusai (1760?~1849), a notable and prominent Ukiyo-e-shi. The title is "Shin-gata Kommon-cho", a new komon design book. It has a pair of two designs, which are woodblock print, black line in one page and colored in the other and each has a name. 74 patterns in a ciecle. In excellent condition. Published in Taisho 14 (1925) by Okamoto Ihei in Kyoto. 22cm x 17cm x 2cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1396455 (stock #J524)
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$70.00
Yuzen hinagata (sample book of yuzen-zome) of kosode (kimono with narrow opening of wrists) which is a reprinted edition of Edo kosode hinagata. It has 20 pages and 40 Yuzen-zome kosode designs. The book is made of washi (Japanese handmade paper.) Published by Yoneyama-do in Tokyo in 1927. In excellent condition. 18.5cm x 27cm x 0.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1098675 (stock #J160)
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$220.00
These are plates with hand-painted Kenzan style design of autumn flowers such as chrysanthemums and balloon flowers. They have kanji letters "Kenzan" in the back. Ogata Kenzan ( 1663~1743 ) was a potter as well as a Rinpa school painter. He was a younger brother of Ogata Korin who was a prominent painter and a founder of Rinpa school painting. They collaborated in some of potteries. Kenzan style potteries with "Kenzan" sign have been made in large number till these days...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #850647 (stock #8723)
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$180.00
This is a beautiful and gorgeous silk crepe kimono. It is a young woman's formal kimono ( furisode ). It was worn in summer and has no lining. It has traditional summer motifs which are hand painted, such as maple leaves, streams and pink fringes. Some kinds of techniques are used such as embroidery with gold and silver threads and pressed gold and silver leaves. In good condition except for some stains. Ca 1920s~1930s. 128cm x 159cm 50.4" x 62.6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1396454 (stock #J523)
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$65.00
Yuzen hinagata (sample book of yuzen-zome) of kosode (kimono with narrow opening of wrists) which is a reprinted edition of Edo kosode hinagata. It has 20 pages and 40 Yuzen-zome kosode designs. The book is made of washi (Japanese handmade paper.) Published by Yoneyama-do in Tokyo in 1926. In excellent condition. 18.5cm x 27cm x 0.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1021580 (stock #5101)
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$170.00
This is an obi ( sash ) made of light beige plain weaving silk and black silk satin for the lining. It has beautiful and delicate freshwater crabs, traps and nadeshiko design which are stencil-dyed. It has 5 and a half design altogether. In excellent condition for this age except for a few black spots. Early 20th century. 29.5cm x 380cm
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 : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1389310 (stock #J504)
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Instructional book of Japanese painting class for elementary school students which has 20 pages of woodblock motifs. In excellent condition except for a few stains. The first half of the 20th century. 25cm x 34.5cm x 0.4mm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1399735 (stock #13108)
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$180.00
A pair of tomesode kasanegi kimono which has an inner and an outer kimono worn on a formal occasion. The outer kimono is made of rather thick silk crepe and the inner kimono (do-nuki) is made of plain weave silk for the body and same fabric for the lower part and partly in sleeves. In excellent condition except for some tiny moth holes in the plain weave inner kimono. Taisho period (1912~1925) W:128cm L:150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1056973 (stock #10346)
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This is an extra large komebukuro ( rice bag ) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable brown color. Komebukuro was used when people exchange rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It is made of many pieces of cotton cloth which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on as cotton was precious in old days. Komebukuro had been used till 1920s and 30s. It has check, stripe and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pattern...
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 1930 item #733972 (stock #8459)
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$80.00
This is a nice silk woman's juban ( under kimono ) with kabuki drama motifs which are hand-painted. In good condition except for a few moth eaten holes and light stains. Taisho or early Showa era ( 1920s~1930s ). 123cm x 125cm 48.4" x 49.2"