Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
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 : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1394239 (stock #13057)
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Meisen kimono with geometric pattern in red, black and yellow on off-white ground. It is double kasuri whose wefts and warps are stencil-resist dye which is called "heiyo-kasuri" produced in Isesaki in Gunma Pref. In excellent condition except for a few brown spots in the lining. Looks scarcely worn with basting thread. Mid 20th century. 126cm x 147cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1400129 (stock #13110)
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Noren made of asa (hemp) with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) whose motif is kago (basket) and zori (sandal.) In excellent condition except for rifts in the upper jointing part (mended). All hand-sewn. 1960s to 70s. 72cm x 116cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1337578 (stock #11452)
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Boy's summer ceremonial kimono made of tate-ro (vertical silk gauze) which is rather rare these days. It is worn in case of omiya-mairi that parents and a baby go to a shrine for praying the baby's healthy and happy growth about a month after the birth. In excellent condition except for a few light stains and dirt in the neck line. The decorative stitches in the top of the belts are charms. The first half of the 20th century. 110cm x 113cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1443630 (stock #13412)
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10 pieces of cotton cloth with Sekka shibori which is one kind of board-clamp-dye. They are made for diaper but never used. It has cotton lining and in loop shape. In excellent condition. 20th century. 33cm x 62cm Can be sold by one piece for $10.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1333421 (stock #12437)
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Cotton hanten with katazome check pattern and kanji character "Bei" or "Kome" in the back. It has brown cotton inside of the wrist holes. It might have been made for a shop or sales promotion. Used but in good condition. Sewn by machine. 134cm x 86cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1431473 (stock #13327)
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Two pieces of zokin (dust cloth) made of indigo dyed cotton and has sashiko with asa (hemp) thread. It has three layers of cloth. The first half of the 20th century. 32cm x 24.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432327 (stock #13335)
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Haori with hand-tied shibori pattern which is asa-no-ha (hemp leaf) pattern. It has beautiful lining which is plain weave silk with itajime-shibori (board clamp dye) asa-no-ha pattern. In excellent condition. 1920s to 40s. 128cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1411320 (stock #13204)
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Zanshi-ori long cloth which is domestically woven of leftover yarns. Both wefts and warps are hand-spun cotton and vegetable dye. It has soft and light texture. 20th century. In excellent condition. 26cm x 3m70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1390161 (stock #13020)
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Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with a crest, "Daki Myoga" which is hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed. It has sashiko (quilting) in four corners which are rather fine threads. In excellent condition. Late 19 the mid 20th century. 100cm x 100cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1430398 (stock #13311)
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A roll of silk cloth for a kimono with Kanoko-shibori which is very tiny shibori called Kanoko-shibori. The ground cloth is very fine figured silk. In excellent condition. 1950s to 1970s. 33cm x 12m10cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1394141 (stock #13056)
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A pair of boro tabi made of cotton corduroy with holes and mending stitches. The first half of the 20th century. 10cm x 23cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1333013 (stock #J362)
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Very rare and unusual item. The insteps are made of rice straw, The soles are hemp rope studded with nails, the inner soles have thin hairy animal skin and cotton velvet straps. The strap divides toes inside. The piping is made of cotton. Generally in good condition but not good for practical use. The first half of the 20th century. L:24cm W:8.5cm H:7.5cm
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1350313 (stock #J386)
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A pair of wooden lacquer plates with hand-painted Daruma (Bodhidharma) who is the founder of the Zen, a sect of Buddhism. The gold daruma and the daruma doll are hand-carved. In excellent condition except for a tiny chip (1.5mm) on the rim of one of the plates and a very slight hair line on the surface of the other. Diameter:17cm, H:4cm The first half of the 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1437406 (stock #J601)
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Wood plate used by a "nushi", a lacquer-ware artisan in charge of lacquering urushi. It has natural dripping and marks while lacquering. Both sides are beautiful. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 10.3cm x 89.5cm x 0.9cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1337575 (stock #J369)
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Handwoven bamboo rectangular bamboo basket where letteres or documents were put. In excellent condition. 20th century. 23.5cm x 31cm x 6.5cm
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