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 #1343999 (stock #12506)
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Man's juban, under kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) and hand-drawn Yakko-san motif. Yakko-san is a servant at a samurai family. It is made of handwoven pongee silk. In excellent condition but has light stains in the lining. Mid 20th century. 134cm x 137cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1343356 (stock #12504)
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Girl's han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton with beni-itajime shibori asanoha patten, which is one kind of board-clamped dyeing with benibana (safflower). Benibana was very precious in old days and it was mainly grown in Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture. The last photo shows the process of beni-itajime in old days (Reference source: Yomigaeru Maboroshino Senshoku, published by Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo). Late 19th to mid 20th century. In good condition. 81cm 44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1343355 (stock #12503)
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Baby's boro kimono made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable color such as ai (indigo), akane (madder)or beni (safflower). It has thin cotton lining. The shibori is from Akita prefecture in Tohoku. Washed but still has stains and a few holes. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 55cm x 42cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1342444 (stock #12473)
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Meisen kimono with colorful block design. Meisen is plain waeve pongee silk whose ikat (kasuri) pattern is stencil-printed before weaving. It has lining made of cotton and synthetic. Mid 20th century. In excellent condition but has some stains in the left upper part inside. 126cm x 150cm
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1340212 (stock #J374)
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Rustic copper flower vase with original box with the craftsman's sign but it is not unable to identify. The handle looks influenced by Art Deco style. It was the 40th anniversary gift of the company. In excellent condition. 20th century. Height:22cm Diameter:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1338975 (stock #12460)
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Chogappo which is made of plain weave silk fragments. All hand sewn with red silk threads. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is called "sanpo", one kind of pojagi which is a cover for a tray or a table with food...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1338152 (stock #11457)
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Vintage silk obi (sash) with gorgeous and beautiful embroidery which is hard to find this quality these days. It is plain weaving but the moire pattern can be seen. The design looks influenced by the Art Deco design that was also popular in Japan then. In excellent condition. Early Showa (1925 to 1930s) 32.5cm x 4m10cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1337698 (stock #11455)
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Bag made of asa (hemp) Omi kasuri and akaso kasuri which were woven in Omi district in Shiga prefecture. Both have double ikat pattern. The bag has beautiful appliqued silk design.. The cord is cotton. In good condition except for some damages in the silk applique cloth. 27cm x 16cm Diameter of the bottom:21cm 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1337692 (stock #11454)
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Bag made of asa (hemp) Omi kasuri which was woven in Omi district in Shiga prefecture. It has double ikat pattern. The bag has beautiful appliqued silk crepe butterflies. The cord is cotton. In excellent condition. 35cm x 20.5cm Diameter of the bottom:22cm 20th century.
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 : 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 : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1335415 (stock #11446)
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Very large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with sashiko (quilting)which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. Sashiko is for decoration as well as for strength. In excellent condition except for some small holes. Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century. 170cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1334621 (stock #12442)
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Woman's cotton shibori kimono (yukata). Made of rather thick cotton. In excellent condition except for light beige line in the neck. The first half of the 20th century. W:128cm L:132cm
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 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 : 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 : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1332402 (stock #12430)
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Cotton kimono (yukata) for a woman with swallow and spider web motif. Sewn by hand. In excellent condition. 20th century. 128cm x 138cm