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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 1900 item #1397782 (stock #13088)
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Buddhist stole made of asa, probably choma (ramie) with many mending patches. The warps and wefts are hand-plied and dyed with sumi (balck ink) lightly. Mostly intact except for a darker silk patch in the center. The second half of the 19th century. 138cm x 87cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1394302 (stock #13059)
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Yamato kasuri man's kimono made of hand-spun cotton for wefts and machine-spun cotton for warps. Yamato kasuri was woven since mid 18th century in Yamato region (Nara Pref.) Cotton kimono, white or indigo ground, with small kasuri pattern was very popular among students and men in Meiji and Taisho period (mid 19th to early 20th century). Generally in good condition except for a few stains. Late 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 127cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1400714 (stock #13115)
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Long asa (hemp) cloth which is probably a fragment of large furoshiki as it has an owner's name in the corner. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dye. Nicely faded. The small fragment is also asa (hemp). Late 19th to early 20th century. Indigo cloth 34cm x 186cm, Natural 35cm x 59cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1396455 (stock #J524)
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$70.00
Yuzen hinagata (sample book of yuzen-zome) of kosode (kimono with narrow opening of wrists) which is a reprinted edition of Edo kosode hinagata. It has 20 pages and 40 Yuzen-zome kosode designs. The book is made of washi (Japanese handmade paper.) Published by Yoneyama-do in Tokyo in 1927. In excellent condition. 18.5cm x 27cm x 0.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1412662 (stock #13237)
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$220.00
A fragment of basho-fu, banana fiber cloth with katazome (stencil-resist-dye), dyed with Ryukyu Ai which is called "Ei-gata". It is fine and light bashofu and the motif is bat and flower. It has a stain and wear and about 10 holes. Taisho priod (1912~1925) 33cm x 126cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1021580 (stock #5101)
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$170.00
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 1930 item #818766 (stock #8668)
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$100.00
This is an extraordinary silk haori with bold design of maple leaves and square paper. In excellent condition except for some stains ( not very noticeable ) and both sleeves in front have jointing seams. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 126cm x 97cm 50" x 38"
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 : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #733972 (stock #8459)
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This is a nice silk woman's juban ( under kimono ) with kabuki drama motifs which are hand-painted. In good condition except for a few moth eaten holes and light stains. Taisho or early Showa era ( 1920s~1930s ). 123cm x 125cm 48.4" x 49.2"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1399735 (stock #13108)
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$180.00
A pair of tomesode kasanegi kimono which has an inner and an outer kimono worn on a formal occasion. The outer kimono is made of rather thick silk crepe and the inner kimono (do-nuki) is made of plain weave silk for the body and same fabric for the lower part and partly in sleeves. In excellent condition except for some tiny moth holes in the plain weave inner kimono. Taisho period (1912~1925) W:128cm L:150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1103446 (stock #10500)
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$150.00
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 : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1387546 (stock #J498)
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Design book of Japanese traditional patterns which are originally designed by Katsushika Hokusai (1760?~1849), a notable and prominent Ukiyo-e-shi. The title is "Shin-gata Kommon-cho", a new komon design book. It has a pair of two designs, which are woodblock print, black line in one page and colored in the other and each has a name. 74 patterns in a ciecle. In excellent condition. Published in Taisho 14 (1925) by Okamoto Ihei in Kyoto. 22cm x 17cm x 2cm
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 1930 item #850647 (stock #8723)
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$180.00
This is a beautiful and gorgeous silk crepe kimono. It is a young woman's formal kimono ( furisode ). It was worn in summer and has no lining. It has traditional summer motifs which are hand painted, such as maple leaves, streams and pink fringes. Some kinds of techniques are used such as embroidery with gold and silver threads and pressed gold and silver leaves. In good condition except for some stains. Ca 1920s~1930s. 128cm x 159cm 50.4" x 62.6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1396454 (stock #J523)
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$65.00
Yuzen hinagata (sample book of yuzen-zome) of kosode (kimono with narrow opening of wrists) which is a reprinted edition of Edo kosode hinagata. It has 20 pages and 40 Yuzen-zome kosode designs. The book is made of washi (Japanese handmade paper.) Published by Yoneyama-do in Tokyo in 1926. In excellent condition. 18.5cm x 27cm x 0.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1398589 (stock #13098)
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$70.00
Meisen kimono which is made in rather early time of meisen product. In early days, it was woven of second grade silk yarn spun from two cocoons or with burls. However the quality of meisen fabric improved. This one has some burls. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Early 20th century. 124cm x 148cm
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 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 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 #1342213 (stock #12472)
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Maru-obi (one side is folded and the other side has seam) which is used for a formal occasion such as a wedding, made of silk brocade. It has beautiful crane motif. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1420268 (stock #137271)
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Two pieces of yogi (bedding) which are hand-sewn by a girl student at the sewing school which were established around 1880. It is called "hinagata" and generally one third of measurement of a real one. The left one is sodenashi yogi (sleeveless top cover) and the right one is yogi (top cover with sleeves). The purpose of making sewing samples is efficiency for time and material. It has been made till 1940s in the sewing school of which students are mostly girls...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381259 (stock #12921)
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Large furoshiki made of asa (hemp) with hand-written owner's name. It has some mending patches and wear. The first half of the 20th century. 154cm x 174cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1350368 (stock #12554)
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Beautiful gold brocade obi (sash) for a formal kimono. Maru-obi is made of wide obi cloth which is folded in half so that only one side has a seam. It has auspicious seven treasures motif. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 4m4cm
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 : Earthenware : Pre 1940 item #1415145 (stock #J563)
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Oribe-yaki choshi, a container for sake. Oribe-yaki was originally made in Mino in Gifu prefecture. It was first made by Furuta Oribe, a tea master and an apprentice of Senno Rikyu in late 16th century. This choshi has hand-painted chidori and green glaze. In excellent condition with a wood box. The first half of the 20th century. H:12cm Length with a spout:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417627 (stock #13263)
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$60.00
Two panels of cotton cloth with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) Janome-gasa pattern. Janome-gasa is an umbrella made of bamboo and kakishibu painted washi. The cotton cloth is hand-spun and has rather thick texture. It is made to two panels of noren. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 63cm x 142cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1393744 (stock #13051)
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Child's kimono made of hand-spun cotton with shibori Yabane (shaft feather) design. The shibori was dyed in Amagi region in Fukuoka and vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for a few very light stains. The first half of the 20th century. 77cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1410321 (stock #13185)
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Hanten made of taima (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition except for light stains in one of the front shoulders. The first half of the 20th century. 124cm x 100cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1395975 (stock #13074)
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$70.00
Silk woman's kimono with beautiful kanoko shibori which is small spots shibori pattern which look like the battern in the back of the fawn (kanoko). It is made of high quality soft silk and has partially silver wefts which shows it is made in early Showa period (1920s to 30s). The lining is also silk. In excellent condition except for a stain in the hem of the lining. The first half of the 20th century. 140cm x 152.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1377369 (stock #12850)
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Maru obi for forml kimono which is made of wide brocade cloth folded in half width. It has gorgeous wave pattern with gold and silver threads. Used but in excellent condition. The fist half 20th century. 31.5cm x 4m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1374780 (stock #12816)
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Silk gauze obi (sash) cloth with shibori (tie-dye) pattern. It is vegetable dye with "shikon (root of purple grass)" that had been producd in Aomori and Akita prefecture till Edo period, however it was disappeared in Meiji. It was reproduced in late Taisho period (1920). This sash is for summer kimono. In good condition except for two slits (in the both rim (not from weakness but from original making). The first half of the 20th century. 35cm x 3m90cm
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 1940 item #1389240 (stock #13014)
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$90.00
Silk obi (sash) for kimono with woven pattern which has "Ashi to Kari (reed and goose)" motif. It is traditional motif shown in Japanese crafts and textiles. In excellnt condition. The first half of the 20th century. Backside is high quality black satin. 29.5cm x 3m68cm
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