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 #1440883 (stock #13386)
Haruko Watanabe
$200.00
Small zabuton (cushion) made of a rope which is recycled from old cotton cloth. Diameter:35cm In good condition. The first half of the 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1440544 (stock #13385)
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Noragi (work wear) made of asa (hemp) whose both wets and warps are hand-plied. The sleeves are vegetable indigo dyed cotton. A few holes with mending patches. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 109cm x 71cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1440412 (stock #13383)
Haruko Watanabe
$60.00
Cotton sakiori obi (sash) for a casual kimono. Wefts are cotton strips recycled from kimono and warps are cotton threads. In excellent condition except for a stain. 20th century. 13.3cm x 2m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1439613 (stock #13381)
Haruko Watanabe
$120.00
Minsa obi (sashi) made in Taketomi Island in Okinawa. The features of Taketomi Minsa obi are: both wefts and warps are machine-spun cotton and handwoven. It has four and five block warp kasuri pattern and both selvedges have uneven horizontal stripes which symbolize mukade (centipede). Minsa obi was a gift from a woman to a man meaning acceptance of engagement in old days. In excellent condition. 20th century. 8cm x 2m4cm u
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1439036 (stock #13378)
Haruko Watanabe
$200.00
Large bag made of asa (hemp or flax) with many mending patches which has the company's name stamped. The asa cloth might have been imported. The first half of the 20th century. 80cm c 120cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1438522 (stock #J604)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Wood board used by a "nushi", a lacquer-ware artisan in charge of lacquering urushi. It has natural dripping and dried glue(natural) while lacquering. Both sides are beautiful. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 9.5cm x 91cm x 0.9cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1438054 (stock #13377)
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Silk meisen kimono with geometric pattern which is bright green lines on off-white ground. It has the lining (awase) which is thin cotton cloth. In excellent condition except for a few minor stains. Mid 20th century. 124cm x 146cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1438015 (stock #13376)
Haruko Watanabe
$300.00
Baby's yogi which is one kind of bed cloth, a top cover in the shape of kimono. It has cotton cloth with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) for outside and indigo cotton for the lining. It has thick cotton inside for warmth and was used in the cold district or in winter. It is from Fukushima prefecture in Tohoku district. In good condition but has some light stains in the wrists and mending patches in the top shoulder. The first half of the 20th century. 92cm x 88cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1437438 (stock #J603)
Haruko Watanabe
$80.00
A bag made of rice straw. In good condition but some scraps of rice straw fall. The first half of the 20th century. W:39cm H:21cm Thickness:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1437437 (stock #J602)
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A bag for backpacking made of rice straw. It has indigo dyed hemp thread ornament. The cord is cotton. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. W:41cm H:37.5cm Thickness:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1437406 (stock #J601)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
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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 : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1436230 (stock #13368)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
Silk meisen kimono with dots. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 134cm x 154cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1435801 (stock #13366)
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Hanten made of asa (hemp) whose warps and wefts are hand-plied. It is from Omi in Shiga prefecture. It is called "kibira" which is unbleached and hand-woven asa. In good condition. The cecond half of the 20th century. 128cm x 70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1435374 (stock #13364)
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Yosegire obi made of 8 different patterns of brocade fragments. The lining is also gold brocade. All hand-sewn. In excellent condition. 20th century. 30.5cm x 4m40cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1435041 (stock #13361)
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Cotton kimono with Itajime shibori (clamp-board dye) pattern. Unluckily, it has many light stains all over and indigo bleeding parts, however it was washed. The second half of the 20th century. 130cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1435005 (stock #13360)
Haruko Watanabe
$300.00
Sodenashi (vest) with very fine sashiko which is from Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. It is made of two layers of cotton dyed with vegetable indigo. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 48cm(hem) x 68cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1434987 (stock #13359)
Haruko Watanabe
$50.00
Sakiori obi for a casual kimono whose wefts are strips recycled from black cotton cloth and warps are silk yarn in green, brown and white. In excellent condition. 20th century. 12cm x 2m64cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #1434819 (stock #J600)
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Ema (pictorial offering) with a pair of "Aka Oni and Ao Oni"(red and blue ogres) which is hand-painted. It is an offering at Kijin Shrine in Saitama prefecture next to Tokyo which is the one of four shrines worshipping ogres in Japan. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 14cm x 8cm x 0.8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1434816 (stock #13358)
Haruko Watanabe
$50.00
Asa (hemp) cloth with a mending. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has rather stiff and rough texture. The first half of the 20th century. 65cm x 61cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1434722 (stock #J597)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
Four sheets of Chiyo-gami which is woodblock print on washi (handmade paper). It is originated in Kyoto and developed in Edo later. It is used for paper dolls and paper crafts. The first half of the 20th century. 53cm x 38cm (the largest one)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1434660 (stock #J596)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
4 sheets of Chiyo-gami with autumn leaves designs which are woodblock prints. The paper is washi, a handmade paper made from mulberry fiber. Chiyo-gami was originated in Kyoto and developed in Edo later. It was used for paper dolls and paper crafts. Generally the larger one is the older. Clockwise from top left: 53cm x 37cm, 52cm x 37.5cm, 41cm x 32cm, 53cm x 37cm The top left one has rather thick texture and others have thin texture. The fourth one has a break in the corner...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1434408 (stock #13357)
Haruko Watanabe
$220.00
Cotton kimono with Nemaki Shibori (thread resisted rings) and Ori-nui shibori (folded and stitched) with a crest and characters motif. Tomoe (three ways) and characters design. All hand-sewn and indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for a few tiny brownish stains. 130cm x 140cm 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1434245 (stock #13356)
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Rope made of recycled cotton cloth such as kimono, futonji etc. The first half of the 20th century. 1.8cm x 10m47cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1434244 (stock #13355)
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Rope made of recycled old cotton cloth such as kimono, futonji etc. The first half of the 20th century. 1.5cm x 10m92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1434242 (stock #13354)
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Rope made of recycled cotton cloth such as kimono, futonji etc. The first half of the 20th century. 2cm x 8m19cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1434239 (stock #J595)
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A sheet of "tatougami" made of recycled washi (Japanese handmade paper) used at a pawn shop. Hocked items were wrapped in this tatougami and kept. It is made of used washi with letters and kakishibu is painted for insect repellent and for moisture-resisting. It has the age Taisho 14 (1926) It has two moth bite holes. 85cm x 81cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1434238 (stock #J594)
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A sheet of "tatougami" made of recycled washi (Japanese handmade paper) used at a pawn shop. Hocked items were wrapped in this tatougami and kept. It is made of used washi with letters and kakishibu is painted for insect repellent and for moisture-resisting. Early 20th century. 74cm x 75cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1434230 (stock #J593)
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A sheet of "tatougami" made of recycled washi (Japanese handmade paper) used at a pawn shop. Hocked items were wrapped in this tatougami and kept. It is made of used washi with letters and kakishibu is painted for insect repellent and for moisture-resisting. It has letters Tisho 14 (1926). The first half of the 20th century. 82cm x 83cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1434074 (stock #13352)
Haruko Watanabe
$120.00
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Cotton han-juban (short under kimono) with itajime-shibori (clamp-board dye). Both sleeves are removed. White collar and ground cloth have rather thick texture. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 66cm x 55xm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1433825 (stock #13349)
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A roll of asa (hemp) kaya cloth whose wefts and warps are hand-plied and dyed with vegetable indigo. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Approx. 34cm x 18m35cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1433738 (stock #J592)
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A pair of wooden tabi-kata, patterns for tabi socks. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. L:21cm W:8cm H:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1433736 (stock #13348)
Haruko Watanabe
$120.00
Amazing boro tabi made of hand-spun cotton with mending patches. All original condition. The first half of the 20th century. 22.5cm x 11cm (sole)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1433734 (stock #13347)
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Silk meisen kimono without lining. It has double ikat checker board pattern. In excellent condition. Mid century (1930s to 1940s) 128cm x 148cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1433271 (stock #13344)
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Haori with Kanoko-shibori which is tiny shibori pattern. The ground cloth is thin figured silk. It has hand-braded belts in front. In excellent condition. 1960s to 1980s 126cm x 77cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1433155 (stock #13342)
Haruko Watanabe
$50.00
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Sakiori obi whose wefts are cotton strips recycled from old cloth and wefts are cotton yarn. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13cm x 3m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432627 (stock #J585)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
Two large bags made of several washi (Japanese handmade paper) pasted and lightly painted with kakishibu (persimmon tannin). They were used at the tea leaf shop in Shizuoka prefecture. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 82cm x 122cm each
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432626 (stock #J584)
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Two large bags made of several washi (handmade Japanese paper) pasted and painted with kakishibu (persimmon tannin) for waterproof and strength. They were used by a tea leaf shop in Shizuoka prefecture. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition L:83cm x 119cm, S:75cm x 88cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1432405 (stock #13333)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Cotton kimono with shibori (tie-dye) pattern which is paulownia flower motif. All hand-tied and dyed with vegetable indigo. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 126cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432331 (stock #13337)
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Sakiori obi hand-woven of strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are cotton yarn. In excellent condition. 1930s to 40s. 18cm x 3m4cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1432329 (stock #13336)
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Sakiori obi, a sash for a casual kimono. It is hand-woven of strips for wefts which are cotton and silk, Warps are thin hemp yarn. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 14.5cm x 2m68cm
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 #1431929 (stock #13331)
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Cotton kimono with shibori (tie-dye) and katazome (stencil-resist-dye). Shibori is still fresh and in excellent condition. 20th century. 124cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1431928 (stock #13332)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Cotton kimono with Miura Shibori and dyed with vegetable indigo. Hand-sewn and shibori is also hand-tied. In excellent condition except for indigo faded parts. 20th century. 128cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1431926 (stock #13323)
Haruko Watanabe
$220.00
Cotton kimono with Nemaki Shibori (thread resisted rings) and Kanoko Shibori (Bound Dots) with a crest and characters motif. All hand-sewn and indigo dyed. The lining in the upper part is a recycled cotton towel (tenugui). In excellent condition. 20th century. 136cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1431582 (stock #13324)
Haruko Watanabe
$550.00
Sakiori coat recycled from indigo cloth. Wefts are indigo cotton strips, and also asa (hemp) yarns. Warps are hemp. It has beautiful sashiko under armpits with cotton threads and around neck with hemp threads. in good condition but indigo blue much faded in front and other parts. The first half of the 20th century. 86cm x 103cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1431580 (stock #J589)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
A small bag made of ohyo fiber, one kind of elm. It is made in Asahikawa in Hokkaido. Warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has a wood carved decoration. In excellent condition with an original carton box. 20th century. 20.5cm x 10.5cm x 5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1431475 (stock #J583)
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A sheet of "tatougami" made of recycled washi (Japanese handmade paper) used at a pawn shop. Hocked items were wrapped in this tatougami and kept. It is made of used washi with letters and kakishibu is painted for insect repellent and for moisture-resisting. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition but has one moth bite hole. 66cm x 66cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1431473 (stock #13327)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
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 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 #1428019 (stock #13297)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
A part of boro shikimono (rug) with sashiko which is made of cotton cloth such as plain, kasuri, stripes etc. The first half of the 20th century. 62cm x 150cm
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 : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1427807 (stock #J576)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Small bamboo basket box with washi. The corners of the bamboo basket are rather breakable, so it has nice washi for reinforcement outside as well as inside. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 10.5cm x 16cm x 5.5cm (with a lid)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426711 (stock #13294)
Haruko Watanabe
$40.00
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Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from cotton kimono and warps are black cotton. In excellent condition. Both ends are sewn by machine. 20th century. 14.5cm x 2mcm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426709 (stock #13293)
Haruko Watanabe
$35.00
Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are cotton. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13.5cm x 2m36cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426708 (stock #13292)
Haruko Watanabe
$40.00
Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are black cotton. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13.5cm x 2m40cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1426194 (stock #13282)
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Bashofu kimono with kasuri pattern whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. The kasuri pattern is called "Banjo" which means a capenter and it is a motif of his tool, a ruler. Kasuri yarn is hand-bound and dyed with sharinbai which grows in Okinawa and a family of rose and an evergreen shrub. The dye extracted from boiling chips of the shrub makes brown color...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1426066 (stock #13280)
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Boro furoshiki with many mending patches with various cloth and interesting mending stitches. The ground cloth is thin cotton cloth in gray. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 126cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426064 (stock #13279)
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Ojiya-chijimi unlined summer kimono which is produced in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. Chijimi is that: the wefts are twisted choma (ramie) yarn and warps are untwisted choma so that it makes uneven surface like crepe (chijimi). It has kasuri rectangular pattern. The second half of the 20th century. in excellent condition. 132cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1426051 (stock #13278)
Haruko Watanabe
$650.00
Bashofu kimono hand-woven of banana fiber for both wefts and warps. The yarn is rather thicker and tougher comparing with very fine yarn for thinner and higher quality bashofu, so that it is for a everyday kimono or work wear. Brown stripes are also banana fibers. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition except for a mending near the lower side in the back and wear near neck. 104cm x 115cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1425430 (stock #J575)
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Bag handmade of bamboo strips with nice color. Handles are also made of thin bamboo sticks. In excellent condition, no break or loose part. The second half of the 20th century. W:39cm, H:23cm, 6cm