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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1209996 (stock #10858)
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A rice bag made of many pieces of cotton stripes which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futonji and so on. It was used when people dedicated rice to temples or shrines, or exchanged rice as gifts. In good condition except for some wear. The former half of the 20th century. 74cm x 37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1209572 (stock #10853)
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Unlined woman's summer kimono with whirlpool pattern. The pattern is stencil-dyeing on kinu-chijimi (silk crēpe) ground. Generally in good condition but has some yellowish parts in the back (not very noticeable). Mid 20th century. 162cm x 142cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1204830 (stock #10845)
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This is a woman's summer kimono made of Ojiya-chijimi which is produced in Ojiya city in Niigata Prefecture, which has been produced there since early Edo period (17th century). Its feature is that it is handwoven of choma (ramie) wefts as well as warps but only wefts are tightly twisted so that the surface of the fabric becomes uneven. This one has weft kasuri pattern. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 129cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1200950 (stock #10835)
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This is an obi (sash) cloth with Bingata pattern. Bingata is the traditional dyeing technique which can trace back to 13th century. It is originated from the dyeing for the formal and ceremonial kimono for the women in the Ryukyu royal family in Okinawa Islands. Only the royal and warrior (samurai) class were allowed to wear Bingata in old days...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1200688 (stock #10833)
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$320.00
This is a cotton Kurume kasuri futonji. It is said that Kurume kasuri was first woven ca.1800 in Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu. Its features are geometric and wood block like patterns and some have light blue indigo color. It was designated as important intangible cultural heritage in 1957, however only a few families are practicing traditional way of produce such as hand-binding, natural indigo-dyeing and hand-weaving these days. This one is handwoven and looks natural indigo dyed...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1197739 (stock #J244)
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$50.00
This is a pair of roji geta (clogs) which are used at the tea ceremony. Instead of zōri (sandals), they are used in case of snow or rain in the roji (adjacent garden). Used but in good condition. The base is made of cedar and straps are made of bamboo skin. 9.5cm x 25cm four pairs are available
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1193875 (stock #10810)
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This is a woman's cotton kimono with shibori pattern and dyed with indigo. In excellent condition. The former half of the 20th century. 124cm x 134cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1193538 (stock #10804)
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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 #1191416 (stock #10799)
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This is a haori (short jacket) worn over kimono which is made of silk with shibori pattern. It also has beautiful lining with geometric pattern. In excellent condition. The former half of the 20th century. 128cm x 92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1191186 (stock #J239)
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This is a bentō-bako (lunch box) which contains plates and boxes. All made of wood and coated with urushi. It has Makie of plum flower motif. Generally in good condition but the sliding lid is a bit tight because of buckle from aging and hair line cracks in one of the plates. Also, the outer box has mending in the top corner. The former half of the 20th century. Dimension: 22.4cm x 12.8cm x 22cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1191051 (stock #10797)
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This is a wool woman's kimono with geometric pattern which is weft and warp kasuri. It has no lining. The wool kimono was popular between 1950s to 1960s. In excellent condition. 130cm x 151cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1190163 (stock #J238)
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This is a set of five nimono-wan ( bowl for boiled food ) with a lid. It has beautiful "ryusui ( stream )" pattern inside of a lid as well as the bowl. It is made by urushi master "Shun-nin (Yasuda Shun-nin)" in Kyoto. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter of the lid:12.5cm, Diameter of the bowl:13cm, Height:9.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1189619 (stock #J237)
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$160.00
This is a pair of bamboo ornaments with carved Chinese-style poetry, however some Chinese characters are not readable, so its meaning is not clear either. In good condition. W:9.5cm, L:94cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1186603 (stock #10781)
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This is a small boro cloth made of many cotton pieces which are kasuri, stripes, plain and so on. Most of them are dyed with natural indigo. The former half of the 20th century. 72cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1182226 (stock #J233)
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This is a pair of tokkuri for sake (Japanese wine) with beautiful hand-painted crane designs which are exactly same pattern on both ones. Probably made in Kyoto (Kyo-yaki). In excellent condition with no chip or crack. It comes with an original wooden box. H:16cm Diameter of the top:3.2cm Diameter of the bottom:4.5cm 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1181794 (stock #10760)
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This is a meisen kimono which is a plain weave pongee silk woven by machine. It is "heiyo-gasuri" that means weft and warp kasuri threads are stencil-dyeing. 1930s~40s. Probably made in Isezaki in Gunma prefecture. In excellent condition. 122cm x 142cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1175709 (stock #J224)
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This is a kyosoku ( armrest ) made of wood and silk brocade. Mid 20th century. In excellent condition. L:48cm W:12cm H:27cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1172309 (stock #10728)
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This is a cotton kimono with wave pattern. In excellent condition and looks almost new. 1980~2000 136cm x 162cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1171885 (stock #10727)
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This is a cotton kimono with fine weft & warp kasuri pattern on white ground. It is probably produced in Yamato region ( Nara Pref. ) whose feature is handwoven white ground kasuri. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 126cm x 131cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1160957 (stock #10694)
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This is an unlined woman's summer kimono made of horizontal silk gauze called "ro". It has the katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) dragonfly and weed design. Generally in good condition except for a rip ( mended ) in the back, however it is tucked in and hidden when it is worn. The former half of the 20th century. 130cm x 145cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1154535 (stock #10678)
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This is a nobori made of cotton cloth with hand-painted Shōki and oni (ogre). The nobori with pictures of worriors has been flied on the Tango-no-Sekku ( the boy's festival ) since mid Edo period (18th century). The pigment colors are faded but in good condition. The former half of the 20th century. 107cm x 242cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1154439 (stock #J217)
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This is a furosaki byobu, a folding screen which is a one of the utensils used in the tea ceremony. It is put near the furnace. It is made of wood frame and reversible, one side is Japanese paper with Umebachi-mon pattern and the other side is ajiro, wickerwork. In excellent condition. H:54.5cm L:86.3cm Thickness:1.8cm ( Measurement of one panel ). 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1152927 (stock #10671)
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$150.00
This is a L size kome-bukuro ( rice bag ) made of many kinds of hand-spun cotton with katazome, stripes and checks. Komebukuro was used when people dedicated rice to shrines or they exchange it as gifts. In good condition but has several mending patches. The former half of the 20th century. 80cm x 52cm ( when it is flat )
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1146814 (stock #10648)
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This is a cotton shop hanten with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) shop's logo and owner's name. The katazome in the lower body is unique with sprinkled small pattern. In excellent condition. The former half of the 20th century. 128cm x 101cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1144652 (stock #10641)
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This is a meisen kimono with geometric pattern in white, red and black. In good condition except for the blackish part in the back ( not stain but weaving flaw ) and some stains in the front lining. 1950s 128cm x 150cm
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 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 #1132506 (stock #10601)
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This is a pair of tabi (�@socks ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ). It is made of natural indigo dyed cotton and sashiko threads are cotton. It has cotton flannel lining. In good condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:22cm W:9.5cm H:11.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1126872 (stock #10577)
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This is a nobori (vertical banner) which was post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for expressing the hope that each boy in the family will grow up healthy and strong. The iris leaves are put in the bath on the day as their flagrance is believed to drive away bad air. The banner has motifs of stream and iris which are katazome stencil-dyeing ). It is made of hand-spun cotton. In good condition except for some stains. The former half of the 20th century...
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 : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1119900 (stock #J186)
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This is a lithograph print by Morita Kohei ( 1916~1994 ) who was a Japanese style painter and studied under Yasuda Yukihiko. It is titled "Sakura-fubuki ( petals of the cherry blossoms are blowing in the wind )". His works are known that they got subjects from old stories and histories. It is 74th of the 100 prints. In excellent condition with his own sign and original seal. Measurement of the frame:55cm x 60cm Measurement of the print:32cm x 41cm
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 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
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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
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1104462 (stock #J172)
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This is a four panel byobu ( folding screen ) with ink-paintings of nature on washi ( Japanese paper ). It has the artist's rakkan ( stamps ), but it is unable to identify. In good condition, but has some patina, a few rips and stains. Early to mid 20th century. Size of one panel:40.5cm x 51cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1103446 (stock #10500)
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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 #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 : 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 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 1980 item #1076407 (stock #10428)
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This is a boy's kimono worn at the occasion of Shichi-go-san which literally means seven five three. When boys reach age of five and girls reach three and seven, they are taken by parents or grandparents to a Shinto shrine in the neighborhood on November 15th to celebrate their growth. This kimono was worn by a 5 years old boy. It is synthetic kimono, but has hand-drawn rabbit & wave motif and pressed gold and silver foils. In excellent condition except for a few light stains in the lining...
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 #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 : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1036959 (stock #J131)
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These are a tokkuri and two choko for cold sake ( Japanese wine ). All are mold made. In excellent condition. Early to mid 20th century. Height:15cm Diameter of the bottom:7cm Diameter of the top:3.5cm
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 1960 item #1026773 (stock #10259)
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This is a belt made of cotton with katazome ( stencil-dye ) whose motif is "shogi no koma ( pieces of Japanese chess ). It is sewn by machine. In good condition. 20th century. 5.5cm x 126cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1024720 (stock #10248)
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This is a silk summer juban (under kimono) made of silk gauze (ro). It has stream and flower motifs. Generally in good condition. Early to mid 20th century. 122cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1021580 (stock #5101)
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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 1960 item #1021102 (stock #10239)
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This is a silk shijira-ori ( a kind of silk crepe ) summer unlined kimono with kasuri ( ikat ) pattern. Shijira-ori is woven of warps which have different tensile strength and make shrinkage, or the same technique for wefts. This kimono has shijira-ori in some wefts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1020234 (stock #10236)
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This is a silk meisen Haori which is heiyo-gasuri. As for the heiyo-gasuri, warps and wefts are stencil printed separately and then machine-woven. Heiyo-gasuri made it possible to make more vivid, colorful and free design. It has reddish brown flowers with gray and yellow in beige ground. It has silk lining with beautiful stencil-printed flowers pattern and hand-braided cords in front. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 128cm x 78cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1020203 (stock #10233)
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This is a silk meisen kimono which is yokoso-kasuri. As for the yokoso-kasuri, wefts are hand-tied, stencil printed or board-clamp dyed and then machine-woven. The warps of this kimono are green and red threads. It has colorful geometric design with roses ( or camellia? ). In good condition except for a few moth holes near the wrist in one of the front sleeves and the white cotton lining has sparse light spots. Mid 20th century. 124cm x 143.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1012283 (stock #10214)
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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 #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 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 1960 item #991847 (stock #10143)
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This is a cloth for an obi ( sash ) made of thick silk crepe with dazzling curved stripe pattern in bright purple ground and yellow. The curved stripes are katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 35cm x 5m66cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #991844 (stock #10142)
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This is a cloth for an obi ( sash ) made of silk gold brocade. It has 60% of pattern of the cloth ( roku-tsū obi ) and 40% is plain, without pattern. The ground is beautiful gold color and the karakusa pattern is woven of gold threads and colorful ones. The 6th and 7th photos are backside. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 34.7cm x 4m76cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #984011 (stock #10122)
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This is a piece of noh drama costume which is called "Choken". Choken is made of silk gauze or weft silk gauze with woven designs with gold and colored threads. It is worn by a dancer or noble man in the noh stage. This choken has woven design of Hagi ( Japanese clover ) and Nadeshiko ( Dianthus ) with gold threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 40cm x 160cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #982660 (stock #101110)
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This is a futon cover with mending patches. The ground is hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and has beautiful shibori patterns. The shibori technique is Ori-nui shibori ( folded & stitched ). In good condition. Early to mid 20th century. 91cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #974895 (stock #101084)
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$180.00
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 #953990 (stock #91033)
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This is a noragi ( farm wear ) made of cotton cloth with shibori and cotton jacquard. The beautiful shibori cloth was produced in Asamai region in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #944054 (stock #91000)
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This is a boy's silk crepe kimono with kata-yuzen ( stencil-printed on fabric surface, direct-dye method ) whose motif is "takara-zukushi ( all kinds of treasures )". The treasures are scrolls, treasure balls, cloves, mallets, treasure bags and so on. In excellent condition except for a stain in the back ( 9cm x 10cm ) Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1940s ) 81cm x 91cm 32" x 35.8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #932414 (stock #9958)
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This is a maru obi ( sash ) for a formal kimono. It is made of hand-woven silk cloth which is 64cm wide and folded in two. It has same pattern in both sides. In good condition as a whole but has some wear. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1940s ) 32cm x 3m82cm 12.6" x 12ft6"