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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1428019 (stock #13297)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
A part of boro shikimono (rug) with sashiko which is made of cotton cloth such as plain, kasuri, stripes etc. The first half of the 20th century. 62cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1427906 (stock #13299)
Haruko Watanabe
$350.00
Huge maku (curtain) made of many sake-bukuro which are recycled. It has many mending patches and stitches. The first half of the 20th century. 2m56cm x 128cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1427807 (stock #J576)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Small bamboo basket box with washi. The corners of the bamboo basket are rather breakable, so it has nice washi for reinforcement outside as well as inside. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 10.5cm x 16cm x 5.5cm (with a lid)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1420734 (stock #J573)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Miniature set of koi-nobori (carp streamer) which is put up on the Boy's Festival (or Child's Day on May 5). It is often decorated with miniature yoroi-kabuto (armors) or samurai dolls. Carp is a symbol of strength and success. 1970s. Two banners and outer cloth of two carp are synthetic. In good condition except for a small tip in the one of spears and one of tiny screw for wheels (yaguruma) is lost...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417325 (stock #13258)
Haruko Watanabe
$240.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) hand-woven of strips for wefts which are recycled from old indigo dye cotton cloth and warps are asa (hemp) threads. It has some mending patches and wear. The first half of the 20th century. 35cm x 63cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1431473 (stock #13327)
Haruko Watanabe
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Two pieces of zokin (dust cloth) made of indigo dyed cotton and has sashiko with asa (hemp) thread. It has three layers of cloth. The first half of the 20th century. 32cm x 24.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1430398 (stock #13311)
Haruko Watanabe
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A roll of silk cloth for a kimono with Kanoko-shibori which is very tiny shibori called Kanoko-shibori. The ground cloth is very fine figured silk. In excellent condition. 1950s to 1970s. 33cm x 12m10cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426709 (stock #13293)
Haruko Watanabe
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Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are cotton. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13.5cm x 2m36cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426708 (stock #13292)
Haruko Watanabe
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Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are black cotton. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13.5cm x 2m40cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1426194 (stock #13282)
Haruko Watanabe
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Bashofu kimono with kasuri pattern whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. The kasuri pattern is called "Banjo" which means a capenter and it is a motif of his tool, a ruler. Kasuri yarn is hand-bound and dyed with sharinbai which grows in Okinawa and a family of rose and an evergreen shrub. The dye extracted from boiling chips of the shrub makes brown color...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1426066 (stock #13280)
Haruko Watanabe
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Boro furoshiki with many mending patches with various cloth and interesting mending stitches. The ground cloth is thin cotton cloth in gray. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 126cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426064 (stock #13279)
Haruko Watanabe
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Ojiya-chijimi unlined summer kimono which is produced in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. Chijimi is that: the wefts are twisted choma (ramie) yarn and warps are untwisted choma so that it makes uneven surface like crepe (chijimi). It has kasuri rectangular pattern. The second half of the 20th century. in excellent condition. 132cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1426051 (stock #13278)
Haruko Watanabe
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Bashofu kimono hand-woven of banana fiber for both wefts and warps. The yarn is rather thicker and tougher comparing with very fine yarn for thinner and higher quality bashofu, so that it is for a everyday kimono or work wear. Brown stripes are also banana fibers. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition except for a mending near the lower side in the back and wear near neck. 104cm x 115cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1425430 (stock #J575)
Haruko Watanabe
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Bag handmade of bamboo strips with nice color. Handles are also made of thin bamboo sticks. In excellent condition, no break or loose part. The second half of the 20th century. W:39cm, H:23cm, 6cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1422337 (stock #13274)
Haruko Watanabe
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A pair of cotton tabi with sashiko and a pair of kokake. Tabi is made of hand-spun white cotton and has nice sashiko for strength. Soles are machine-woven. Kokake is also made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and has fine sashiko for also strength. Kokake has no soles and it is worn over zori (Japanese sandals) for warmth and waterproof in winter. Both are in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Tabi L22.5cm, W10cm, H13cm Kokake L26cm, H14cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1420268 (stock #137271)
Haruko Watanabe
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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 #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 1940 item #1416268 (stock #J566)
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A pair of wooden tabi-kata, patterns for tabi socks. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. L:21.5cm, W:7cm, H:4.5cm