Japanese

a well-worn cotton sodenashi, or work vest. It's weft is woven using shreds of fabric salvaged from other garments or cloth, with ... read more
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This is a unique Buddhist's pilgrim towel. This item accompanied a pilgrim on their journey to Shikoku island as they attempted to ... read more
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These are handwoven antique zabuton, Japanese cushions used to sit on the floor. This pair of zabuton are made from hand spun ... read more
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Japanese indigo resist-dyed long cotton textile strip (almost 12 feet long by 13" wide)
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Tsutsugaki ‘noshi’ futonji panel, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 96x33. a really lovely panel fragment from a bedding cloth (futonji), decorated in ... read more
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Kasuri cotton ‘flaming’ panel, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 99x33. ‘kasuri’ is the Japanese term for what is commonly knows as ikat ... read more
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Two cotton indigo panels with ‘waves’ and ‘wheel of the Law’ patterns, Japan, Showa (circa 1950’s), cm 150x35 each. An interesting find. ... read more
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‘Art Nouveau’ silk urushi Obi, Japan, Showa (circa 1940), cm 353x31. The ‘obi’ is a sash for traditional Japanese dresses, and a ... read more
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Indigo Kumo Shibori ‘zoikin’, Japan, Taisho (c.1920), 134x33cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye". However, a more ... read more
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Large Japanese book of French textile samples with title Façon Moderne published by a Japanese textile firm in 1926. The book ... read more
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Japanese boro square panel made with two large fragments from a tsutsugaki textile, a blue and white cotton fragment printed with a ... read more
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Phoenix feather and pawlonia indigo tsutsugaki panel, Japan, Meiji (circa 1890), cm 157x32. Striking panel of hand-drawn rice-paste resisted tsutsugaki indigo cotton, ... read more
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Asa Katazome textile panel, Japan, Meiji (circa 1890), cm88x32. Katazome is a resist dye technique in which a paste of rice ... read more
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‘Stone pavement’ silk Obi, Japan, Showa (circa 1940), cm 341x31. The ‘obi’ is a sash for traditional Japanese dresses, and a part ... read more
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Original Japanese 19th Century Photograph of a Woman Wearing an Ikat Dyed Robe, c 1880s Hand Painted Albumen Print, Archival Mounting ... read more
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Indigo Kumo Shibori panel, Japan, Taisho (c.1920), 117x67cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye". However, a more ... read more
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Japanese paper stencil (katagami) for textile dying. Early 20th century. Fine design of banana leafs. 24,5x41,5 cm. Good conditions.
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Japanese album with 100 examples of stencilled (katazome) textile komon patterns mounted on 50 pages. ca. 1880-1900. 18,5x25,5 cm. Fine conditions.
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Original Japanese woodblock print with a book of textile samples on a red cloth and a tea-pot. Unsigned, late 19th century. 25,4x38 ... read more
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Large Japanese album with 23 fragments of Indian textiles pasted on 8 pages, including early sarasa, brocade, Kashmir and Islamic fragments. 39x24 ... read more
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Japanese length of thick cotton with stencilled decoration (katazome). Early 20th century. 34x170 cm. Two small holes patched on the reverse otherwise ... read more
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An original Japanese print of a girl doing tie-dye (shibori). From the series Tokaido gojusan tsui published in 1845-6. This print refers ... read more
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This is a handsome work jacket made entirely of sakiori in earthy and warm colors. Sakiori describes a weaving technique in which ... read more
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Antique Japanese Leather Banten
Silk Shibori Obi, Japan, early Showa (circa 1930), cm 315x32. The ‘obi’ is a sash for traditional Japanese dresses, and a part ... read more
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Han juban, Japan, late Edo (circa 1840), cm 120x81. The ‘han juban’ is an half length garment which is worn under a ... read more
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‘Ume blossom’ large shibori cloth , Japan, late Edo (c.1850), 166x61cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; ... read more
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‘bundou- tsunagi’ shibori cloth , Japan, Meiji (c.1880), 139x33cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, a ... read more
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‘Web and stars’ shibori cloth , Japan, Taisho (c.1920), 101x33cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, ... read more
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Furoshiki cloth, Japan, late Meiji (circa 1910), cm 107x113. Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used when carrying ... read more
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‘Stone pavement’ silk Obi, Japan, Showa (circa 1940), cm 355x31. The ‘obi’ is a sash for traditional Japanese dresses, and a part ... read more
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This is a wonderful Japanese children's yukata, or cotton kimono, with a bold shibori dyed pattern of undulating lines and flowers. This dyed pattern ... read more
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Katazome panel, Japan, early Meiji (circa 1870), cm75x33. This is a Katazome a cloth with a repeated pattern of butterfly ... read more
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Indigo shibori cloth , Japan, Taisho (c.1920), 66x33cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, a more ... read more
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Japanese Buddhist monk's 'ori-gojo' or small kesa, which was used as a cloth in front of the shrine when unfolded and ... read more
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Aigi, Japan, late Edo (circa 1850), cm 128x120. a mid-nineteenth century ‘aigi’ or ‘juban’, which are the Japanese names for an under-kimono. ... read more
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Yose juban, Japan, Edo (circa 1800), cm 130x60. The ‘juban’ is a garment which is worn under a kimono. As ‘yose’ means ... read more
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Oshie Doll, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 21x19. The doll making has been elevated to art form in Japan, and Oshie dolls ... read more
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‘Tiger’ han juban, Japan, Meiji (circa 1890), cm 94x54. The ‘han juban’ is an half length garment which is worn under a ... read more
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Japanese Pilgrim or Monks cotton jacket with hand painted mantra and temple stamps. Attractive esoteric wall display.
Japanese pilgrim shirt, minimalist tailoring in hand sown, hand loomed, white cotton with hand-painted sutras and mantras overstamped with red temple stamps ... read more
Esoteric hand sown Japanese Pilgrim's coat with hand written sutra and mantra, the mantra is 'nam myoho renge kyo' which means 'Devotio ... read more
Wool and silk temple cloth, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 104x105. This is an ‘uchishiki’, a cloth used to decorate altars in ... read more
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‘Angels’ drawing for uchishiki, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), 90x47cm. This item closely relates to the object next to it on this rr page. ... read more
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Boro futon cover, Japan, early Showa (circa 1930), cm 205x169. There is a class of Japanese folk textiles known as boro, which ... read more
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Silk Dragon Obi, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 292x32. The ‘obi’ is a sash for traditional Japanese dresses, and a part ... read more
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Tatoshi 5, Japan, late Edo (first half 19th century), cm 120x32. These remarkable pieces of patched and pasted papers (in a sort ... read more
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Japanese silk shinto banner dated 1862, praise to Inara the God of Nature with the name of the donor and date. This ... read more
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Tatoshi 4, Japan, late Edo (first half 19th century), cm 82x33. These remarkable pieces of patched and pasted papers (in a sort ... read more
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Silk temple cloth, Japan, Edo (dated 1845), cm165x80. This is an ‘uchishiki’, a cloth of rich silk used to decorate altars in ... read more
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‘Hinomaru’ Fukusa, Japan, early Showa (circa 1930’s), 17x18 cm. a fukusa is a Japanese ceremonial square of cloth used to cover a ... read more
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‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ uchishiki drawing, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), 94x49cm. An ‘uchishiki’ was a triangular cloth used to cover the front ... read more
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‘Three Khorlo’ uchishiki drawing, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), 76x41cm. An ‘uchishiki’ was a triangular cloth used to cover the front and sides of ... read more
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Silk patchwork bag, Japan, Edo (18th century), 50x34 cm. Recycling old discarded fabrics has always been a tradition in Japan. This has ... read more
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‘Chasing dragons’ uchishiki drawing, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), 82x47cm. An ‘uchishiki’ was a triangular cloth used to cover the front and sides of ... read more
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‘Tigers’ uchishiki drawing, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), 69x36cm. An ‘uchishiki’ was a triangular cloth used to cover the front and sides of altars ... read more
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Yogi Boro, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 135x81. Yogi (literally ‘night wear’) can be defined as a ‘sleeping kimono’ or a ‘kimono-shaped ... read more
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Kinsha silk, Japan, Taisho, cm69x32. We already reported how, from the late nineteenth century onwards, the sumptuary laws of feudal Japan were ... read more
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a Length of "Jazzy" Boro Meisen Silk, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 147x36. Meisen silk is a development of late nineteenth century ... read more
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silk bib, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), diameter cm 30. What a lovely thing is this! Pieces of valuable ‘chirimen’ (crepe) silks are arranged ... read more
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