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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1152927 (stock #10671)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
This is a L size kome-bukuro ( rice bag ) made of many kinds of hand-spun cotton with katazome, stripes and checks. Komebukuro was used when people dedicated rice to shrines or they exchange it as gifts. In good condition but has several mending patches. The former half of the 20th century. 80cm x 52cm ( when it is flat )
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1144652 (stock #10641)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
This is a meisen kimono with geometric pattern in white, red and black. In good condition except for the blackish part in the back ( not stain but weaving flaw ) and some stains in the front lining. 1950s 128cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1133592 (stock #10605)
Haruko Watanabe
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This is a pair of kyahan ( shin cover ) made of natural indigo dyed cotton and has beautiful and elaborate sashiko ( quilting ). It is from Tohoku ( east-north ) district. In good condition. The former half of the 20th century. 36cm x 13.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1132506 (stock #10601)
Haruko Watanabe
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This is a pair of tabi (�@socks ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ). It is made of natural indigo dyed cotton and sashiko threads are cotton. It has cotton flannel lining. In good condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:22cm W:9.5cm H:11.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1119900 (stock #J186)
Haruko Watanabe
$280.00
This is a lithograph print by Morita Kohei ( 1916~1994 ) who was a Japanese style painter and studied under Yasuda Yukihiko. It is titled "Sakura-fubuki ( petals of the cherry blossoms are blowing in the wind )". His works are known that they got subjects from old stories and histories. It is 74th of the 100 prints. In excellent condition with his own sign and original seal. Measurement of the frame:55cm x 60cm Measurement of the print:32cm x 41cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
Haruko Watanabe
$450.00
This is a futon cover with rare and modern pattern ( probably the Big Dipper or the Septentrions ) which is katazome ( stencil-dye ). It is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has thick texture. In good condition but has some indigo faded parts and a few mending patches in the back. The seams in the middle and both in the top as well as in the bottom are sewn by machine. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 188cm x 189cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1104462 (stock #J172)
Haruko Watanabe
$120.00
This is a four panel byobu ( folding screen ) with ink-paintings of nature on washi ( Japanese paper ). It has the artist's rakkan ( stamps ), but it is unable to identify. In good condition, but has some patina, a few rips and stains. Early to mid 20th century. Size of one panel:40.5cm x 51cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1099758 (stock #10495)
Haruko Watanabe
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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)
Haruko Watanabe
$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 #1056973 (stock #10346)
Haruko Watanabe
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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 1950 item #1020234 (stock #10236)
Haruko Watanabe
$50.00
This is a silk meisen Haori which is heiyo-gasuri. As for the heiyo-gasuri, warps and wefts are stencil printed separately and then machine-woven. Heiyo-gasuri made it possible to make more vivid, colorful and free design. It has reddish brown flowers with gray and yellow in beige ground. It has silk lining with beautiful stencil-printed flowers pattern and hand-braided cords in front. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 128cm x 78cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #984011 (stock #10122)
Haruko Watanabe
$120.00
This is a piece of noh drama costume which is called "Choken". Choken is made of silk gauze or weft silk gauze with woven designs with gold and colored threads. It is worn by a dancer or noble man in the noh stage. This choken has woven design of Hagi ( Japanese clover ) and Nadeshiko ( Dianthus ) with gold threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 40cm x 160cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #919095
Haruko Watanabe
1200.00 yen
This is a book about meisen kimono design. Mangekyo is kaleidoscope in English and it symbolizes its crisp and dazzling color. It has 220 kimonos with eye-catching and beautiful patterns in full color. Meisen kimono was very popular among young women in Taisho and early Showa Period ( 1920s~1940s ) as a casual kimono. It is a pocket edition and has 255 pages. Only written in Japanese. Author: Miyagawa Takeshi. Publisher: Seigensha. The first edition published: June 6 2009. Shipping to U.S...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #859295 (stock #9744)
Haruko Watanabe
$50.00
This is a silk meisen haori ( jacket ). Meisen textile is a kind of pongee silk which is machine woven and has kasuri ( ikat ) pattern. Meisen kimono was very popular among young women as a casual kimono between 1920s and 1950s and many of them have eye-catching bold and contemporary design. Mid Showa period ( ca. 1940s~50s ). In excellent condition. 126cm x 87cm 49.6" x 34.3"
Haruko Watanabe
$65.00
This is a beautiful and gorgeous book titled "Textiles: The Soul of India" by Hiroko Iwatate who is a prominent collector and researcher of antique and modern Indian textiles for about 40 years. There was a highly reputed exhibition of her Indian textiles collection at Japan folk Crafts Museum ( Nihon Mingei-kan ) in Tokyo in 2007 as well as in other museums in Japan. It has 207 pages with full color pictures and captions and descriptive texts in Japanese as well as in English...