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 #1417386 (stock #13260)
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Three kasuri child's kimono which look hand-spun cotton. All in excellent condition except for very light stain in the white ground one. The first half of the 20th century. Right: 65cm x 62cm, Middle: 78cm x 80cm, Left: 65cm x 62cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1378924 (stock #12886)
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Pilgrim's cotton sodenashi (vest) with many stamps of holy places where she (woman pilgrim). She took the pilgrimage to "Saikoku-sanjyu-san-kasho" where are 33 temples (holy places) in Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama and Gifu prefectures. She completed all the pilgrimage and the vest has all 33 stamps. The date is Showa 3-nen (1928). In excellent condition. 48cm x 72cm
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 1980 item #1334178 (stock #12439)
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Four pieces of cloth which used to be summer woman's kimono. The cloth is called "kinu-kobai" whose ground cloth is silk and fine check pattern is cotton. The spiral fake shibori patterns are katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing). Long pieces are for body part and have 10cm slits for the neck. In excellent condition. 20th century. 39cm x 2m78cm (body), 39cm x 132cm (sleeves)
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 #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 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 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 : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417532 (stock #13190)
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Two panels of zanshi-ori cloth which is domestically hand-woven of left over indigo threads. It has beautiful irregular stripes and vegetable indigo gradation. It used to be futonji, so it has some cotton dust in the back. In good condition and mending sashiko is superior. It has thick texture. The first half of the 20th century. 67cm x 172cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1399981 (stock #J528)
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Wood oroshiki (grater) for daikon (Japanese radish) which is made of wood and bamboo tooth. In good condition but has wear in the bamboo tooth. The first half of the 20th century. L:31cm, W:12.7cm, H:4.7cm
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 : 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
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1395205 (stock #13065)
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Maru obi ith woven autumn motifs such as crysanthemums, maples waves and so on. Maru-obi is wide cloth folded in half so that one side has seams. In good condition. First half of the 20th century. 33cm x 3m92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1364519 (stock #12659)
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Sakiori obi (sash) handwoven of strips which are recycled from old silk kimono. The warps are also silk threads. It has beautiful mixture of many colors. In excellent condition. 20th century 14.8cm x 3m20cm