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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1411359 (stock #J552)
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Miniature screen made of wood frame and hand-carved chidori (plover). It has washi in the back. In excellent condition with an original cardboard box. H:25.5cm W:63cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1197739 (stock #J244)
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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 #1412021 (stock #13221)
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$40.00
Sakiori obi, sash for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from silk purple kimono and dark indigo blue one. Warps are light brown silk thread. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 15.5cm x 2m92cm
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4 pieces of Nara Uchiwa whose history dates back to Nara period (A.D.710~794). It began as manual side line work of the Shinto priest of Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara. The traditional motifs (Tenpyo Moyo) such as peonix, deer, kylin (imaginary animal), dragon, Parrot etc. These four (originally five) were made by Ikeda Gankodo which is only existing maker of it in Nara. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. W:22cm L:37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1224989 (stock #J257)
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Wooden figure of Tosa-inu (Tosa dog) representing Yokozuna (grand champion of sumo ). Tosa is located in Kochi prefecture in Shikoku district. In good condition except for some dirt in the ropes. 20th century. W:10.3cm x H:10.3cm D:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1411357 (stock #13203)
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$35.00
Cloth which is a part of sakiori obi. The warp is silk or cynthetic and the weft is strips recycled from old kimono which looks silk. It has wear, folded line and a rip. The first half of the 20th century. 27cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1351333 (stock #J399)
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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 1940 item #1329439 (stock #12408)
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Sakkuri which is handwoven of hemp thread for warps and "okuso" for wefts. Okuso is by-product when hemp thread is made. It is not strong enough for warps. "O" means hemp and "kuso" means waste. This sodenashi (vest) has beautiful stitchwork with hemp thread in the upper body together with hand-spun cotton lining. It also has indigo dyed cotton cloth in the lower armholes and the collar belt with stitchwork with white cotton thread. It is from Ishikawa Pref. or Fukui Pref...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1412014 (stock #13215)
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Woman's formal furisode (long sleeves) kimono, probably for wedding. The ground cloth is figured silk satin with gorgeous embroideries of auspicious motifs such as pine tree, bamboo, plum flower, turtle, crane and so on. The dye technique is Yuzen-zome which is free-hand painting and also katazome (stencil-resist-dye). In excellent condition except for a few loose metal threads. Early 20th century. 146cm x 160cm
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 #1248013 (stock #10982)
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Sakiori hanten made of cotton strips recycled from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futonji and so on. The wefts are cotton and warps are asa (hemp) threads. It has beautiful sashiko (stitches) on the shoulders. Generally in good condition but has some wear in the collar and in the both shoulders. The first half of the 20th century. 119cm x 79cm
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 : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1315828 (stock #J341)
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Basket made of yama-budo (crimson glory vine) for body part and akebi (akebia vine) for handles. It is from Tohoku region, North-East of the Honshu. In excellent condition. 20th century. 48cm x 33cm x 16cm (body part)
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 #1295033 (stock #11212)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing). Late 19th to mid 20th century. 125cm x 184cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1318638 (stock #11339)
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Rare item. Boro cotton kimono (yukata) whose original ground cloth is jishiro Narumi-kongata. It is hand-spun cotton with stencil-dyeing which is imitating shibori (tie-dyeing) made in Meiji (1868~1912). Other cloth are machine-woven cotton. The first half of the 20th century. It is worn out and has holes and dirty parts. 126cm x 133cm
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 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.