Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1444626 (stock #13404)
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Child's meisen kimono with geometric kasuri pattern. Meisen is silk textile woven of second grade silk yarn and worn for everyday kimiono. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century, 102cm x 96cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1277234 (stock #11095)
Haruko Watanabe
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are made of hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition except for some indigo bleeding in the belts. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 55cm x 53cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1346135 (stock #12517)
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Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) ordered by kimono shop in Nagoya. It is dividedly dyed in plain green with Otafuku and karakusa pattern. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 87cm x 86cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1427906 (stock #13299)
Haruko Watanabe
$350.00
Huge maku (curtain) made of many sake-bukuro which are recycled. It has many mending patches and stitches. The first half of the 20th century. 2m56cm x 128cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1358267 (stock #12698)
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Cotton kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. A bit of red is nice. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 125cm x 145cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1425126 (stock #13276)
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Sakiori obi for a casual kimono. The warp is white cotton and the weft is strips recycled from old kimono, mostly cotton. In excellent condition and red strips look beni-bana (safflower) dye. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 15cm x 2m56cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1369561 (stock #12748)
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Boro futonji made of mostly hand-spun and natural indigo fragments which are plain, stripes and checks. The sashiko threads are cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 98cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1351333 (stock #J399)
Haruko Watanabe
$20.00
Paper stencil for kimono or futonji which are made of wash, Japanese handmade paper. The first paper stencil resist dyeing appeared in the Kamakura and Nanboku-cho period (1185~1392). It was applied for many items later, such as samurai's kamishimo(komon), civilian's kimono, No-drama costume and so on. Mino-gami (handmade paper made in Mino in Gifu Pref.) is used for the stencil...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1349765 (stock #12543)
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Fireman's hanten (coat) with hand-stitched sashiko (quilting). It is from Hachinohe city in Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. It has beautiful hand-stitched sashiko. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition. 120cm x 99cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292124 (stock #11195)
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Sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has beautiful hand stitching (sashiko) in the top of the back, in the shoulders and in the both sides. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th mid 20th century. 59cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1422337 (stock #13274)
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A pair of cotton tabi with sashiko and a pair of kokake. Tabi is made of hand-spun white cotton and has nice sashiko for strength. Soles are machine-woven. Kokake is also made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and has fine sashiko for also strength. Kokake has no soles and it is worn over zori (Japanese sandals) for warmth and waterproof in winter. Both are in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Tabi L22.5cm, W10cm, H13cm Kokake L26cm, H14cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1353121 (stock #12567)
Haruko Watanabe
$220.00
Woman's coat for kimono made of high quality and soft figured silk. It has katazome pattern in beautiful and bright colors. In excellent condition. It has plain weave orange silk lining. In excellent condition. 118cm x 94cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1335415 (stock #11446)
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Very large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with sashiko (quilting)which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. Sashiko is for decoration as well as for strength. In excellent condition except for some small holes. Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century. 170cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1133592 (stock #10605)
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This is a pair of kyahan ( shin cover ) made of natural indigo dyed cotton and has beautiful and elaborate sashiko ( quilting ). It is from Tohoku ( east-north ) district. In good condition. The former half of the 20th century. 36cm x 13.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1398944 (stock #13101)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
Momohiki (pants) work wear made of taima (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. Dyed with vegetable indigo. Belts are cotton. Inexcellent condition and indigo is very fresh. The first half of the 20th century. W: 52cm L: 95cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1392568 (stock #13044)
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Sakiori sodenash hand-woven of strips recycled from cotton indigo cloth for wefts. Warps are asa (hemp). It has beautiful sashiko with asa (hemp) thread in the upper back and front, and under arm holes in both sides for inforcement. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 53cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1193538 (stock #10804)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
This is a meisen kimono with double kasuri pattern which is abstract scenery of the garden. In excellent condition except for some stains in the upper part of the lining. Mid 20th century. 160cm x 148cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #919095
Haruko Watanabe
1200.00 yen
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...