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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1390806 (stock #13035)
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Komebukuro (rice bag) made of hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed cotton with check. Komebukuro was used when people dedicated rice to shrines or temples. In excellent condition. The cord is cotton. The first half of the 20th century. 68cm x 56cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1390709 (stock #13034)
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Boro kimono whose ground cloth is cotton stripes as well as mending patches. The first half of the 20th century. 112cm x 110cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1390583 (stock #13033)
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Cotton Okinawan Bingata furoshiki (wrapping cloth). Bingata is one kind of katazome (stencil-resist-dye) which is a specialty product in Okinawa (Ryukyu for an old name). It has kanji character "Ryukyu" in the corner. Darker colors are added after katazome dye. In good condition but has still some stains. Dyed with Ryukyu ai (ryukyu indigo) and pigments etc. 20th century. 110cm x 110cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1390582 (stock #13031)
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Boro mae-kake (apron) made of fragments which are indigo dyed, stripes and white plain weave cotton. The stitches are white cotton thread. Washed, but still has many stains. All hand-sewn. The first half of the 20th century. 60cm x 70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1390478 (stock #13026)
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$160.00
Silk man's juban (under kimono) with sparrow motif which is kata-yuzen. It is kata-zome (stencil-resist-dye) and colored by hand. In excellent condition except for a few light stains in middle front. The first half of the 20th century. 135cm x 132cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1390413 (stock #13025)
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Cotton kimono with beautiful shibori (tie-dye) which is vegetable indigo dyed. It has rather thick texture. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 126cm x 158cm
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 : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1390061 (stock #13018)
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$90.00
Cotton uchikui, wrapping cloth which was used in wedding or happy occasion but it is made as mingei (folk art) textile in Okinawa these days. Motifs are: bamboo, pine and plum, karakusa, iris, peony etc. In good condition but has slightly bleached parts. The second half of the 20th century. 90cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1389374 (stock #13015)
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$60.00
Nagoya obi with embroidery on figured silk which has shibori checkerwise. Good condition in embroidery parts but some break and wear on the rims, and a hole (5mm). The first half of the 20th century. 30.5cm x approx.3m30cm
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 #1389234 (stock #13013)
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Se-ate (kind of vest only for back) hand-woven of mawata (floss silk) and vegetable indigo dyed. It is very light and warm so that was worn under kimono in cold weather or in cold region. In excellent condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 32cm x 54cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1387592 (stock #12995)
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Noren (shop curtain) made of hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton. It has a family crest. All hand-sewn. In excellent condition except for a mending patch. The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 148cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1387547 (stock #J499)
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"Momoyo-gusa" which is a woodblock sample book for kimono design. It has 27 designs on 24 pages. Published in Showa 8 (1933), author Tamura Koho in Kyoto. In good condition. 19.5cm x 27.5cm x 1.8cm
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 : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1387289 (stock #12975)
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$50.00
Piece of cloth with Ainu design embroidery which is for study. The ground cloth and embroidery cloth are cotton. It has cotton padding. In excellent condition. 20th century. 31cm x 28cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1387095 (stock #12986)
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Cotton futonji made of many faded benibana dyed fragmenrts which are recycled. It has some mending patches. All hand-sewn. Washed but still has some stains. The first half of the 20th century. 160cm x 218cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1386765 (stock #12975)
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Cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori (tie-dye) pattern. Vegetable indigo dyed and all hand-sewn. In excellent condition. The second hlf of the 20th century. 130cm x 141cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1386463 (stock #12973)
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Piece of cloth with Ainu design embroidery which is for study. The ground cloth and embroidery cloth are cotton. It has cotton padding. In excellent condition. 20th century. 31cm x 28cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1385671 (stock #J495)
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$90.00
A set of 5 chataku (saucer for tea cup) made of brass and black checker pateern looks painted with urushi. In good condition but some parts where black urushi came off and hair lines. It has engraved mark, "Shobido" in the back. 20th century. Glass tea cup is not included. 11cm x 11cm x 1.2cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1384946 (stock #12962)
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$80.00
A large bag made of recycled cotton rice bag, which was used for cocoons. All sewn by machine and has a few mending patches. The first half of the 20th century. 82cm x 80cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1384018 (stock #12949)
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$50.00
Asa (hemp) unlined kimono with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) fan motif. In good condition but has a few brownish spots. Mid 20th century. 126cm x 152cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1383630 (stock #12946)
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Silk maru-obi for formal kimono. The width is folded in half, so that the cloth has doulble width. It has traditional sparrow and bamboo motif. The colors are beautiful gold, dark purple, dark green, black and gray. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 4m8cm
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1382864 (stock #J487)
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$250.00
Wood bowl (shikarinpah) with bird motif, made by Ainu craftsman in Hokkaido. All hand-carved and in excellent condition. 20th century. L:24cm W:10.5cm H:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1382743 (stock #12943)
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Silk meisen kimono with geometric kasuri pattern. Both weft and warp kasuri threads are dyed with stencil-resist-dye. In excellent condition except for several tiny spots in the white cotton lining. Mid 20th century. 128cm x 154cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1382378 (stock #J486)
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A pair of "Ashimoto andon (foot lantern)" made of wood, bamboo and washi (Japanese handmade paper). The wood frame is painted with "Tame-nuri" which is one of techniques of urushi. Clear urushi is painted on red urushi. The paper is replaced from shoji-gami (white paper for a screen) to recycled washi which was a record book of a merchant in late Edo period. Washi is made from paper mulberry bark and very strong. With carton boxes. 20th century. In excellent condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1382045 (stock #12936)
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$150.00
Silk meisen tanmono (a bolt of kimono fabric) for making a kimono. It is Heiyo kasuri (double kasuri) and warps as well as wefts kasuri threads are stencil-resit dyed. In good condition but the ground color of one side became a bit yellowish from long time storage. Mid 20th century. 36cm x 9m44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1381807 (stock #12930)
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Cotton cloth with Arashi-shibori which is one kind of tie-dye invented in Arimatsu-Narumi in 1880. The cloth is wrapped around a big pole and thread is also rolled around it. The cloth is compressed and dyed. This cloth is remake and made of 4 fragments and has 4 mending patches. It also has a patch written as "hara-maki(belly band)". Te first half of the 20th century. 77cm x 75cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1381417 (stock #J485)
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$500.00
Takatori-yaki mizusashi (water jar) in shape of hyotan (gourd) used for chado (tea ceremony). Made by Matsushima Hiroaki (1898~unknown) who established "Yasaburo-gama (kiln)" in Yokohama. In excellent condition with an original box. The first half of the 20th century. H:14cm Diameter:16cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381260 (stock #12922)
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$380.00
Kake-futon (comforter, top cover) made of hand-spun cotton with beautiful katazome (stencil-resist-dye). The pattern looks imitating shibori (tie-dye). It is natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful green cotton lining and can be used as it is, for example, for a cover or throw. In excellent condition except for a few stains and a mending patch. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 154cm x 175cm
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 1980 item #1381112 (stock #12917)
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A piece of cotton cloth with Ainu embroidery which is all hand-stitched. It has cotton lining. In excellent condition. 20th century. 38cm x 36cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1381110 (stock #J480)
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$80.00
Wood ladle made by Ainu people who are aborigines in Hokkaido. All hand-carved from a wood board. In excellent condition except for a bit of wear in the lower rim. 20th century. L:36cm W:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1380838 (stock #J479)
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$90.00
Trunk box made of wicker, bamboo and leather. It has washi (Japanese handmade paper) lining with kanji letters. It has black leather for reinforcement. In good condition but has some wear in the leather. It is tight when the lid is put on the box, so better to use separately. The first half of the 20th century. 44cm x 31cm x 24cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1380835 (stock #12915)
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Four panels of cotton cloth with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. They are from Tohoku district, probably from Akita prefecture. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. Can be sold by one panel for $70. 33cm x 124cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1380374 (stock #J477)
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$90.00
Large lantern of a shrine made of paper, bamboo strips, wood plate and metal handle and straps. In good condition except for several holes and rips. 20th century. Length when extended: 72cm Diameter: 41cm