Japanese

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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Kinchaku bag, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 11x8. This is a very charming little drawstring ‘kinchaku’ bag, made of fragments of chirimen ... read more
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Tsutsugaki ‘noshi’ futonji panel, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 131x33. This is a really lovely panel from a bedding cloth (futonji), decorated ... read more
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Indigo Kumo Shibori Koshimaki , Japan, late Meiji (c.1900), 101x61cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, ... read more
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Silk temple cloth, Japan, early Showa (dated 1929), cm 212x113. This is an ‘uchishiki’, a cloth of rich silk used to decorate ... read more
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Tsutsugaki futonji panel, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 149x33. This is a panel from a bedding cloth (futonji) decorated in the so-called ... read more
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Cream coloured Kamishimo Samurai outfit made from kudzu (vine plant) late Edo. Esoteric display item that can also be worn if required.
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Ohenro-gi, Pilgrim's coat from the Shikoku Island 88 Temple Pilgrimage Route The coat dates to the first half of the twentieth ... read more
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Sakabukuro, Japan, early Showa (c.1930), 75x24cm. Prior to Japan's industrialization, cotton bags permeated with persimmon tannin (kaki shibu) were used in the production ... read more
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Silk temple cloth, Japan, Meiji (circa 1900), cm 168x30. This is a vintage ‘ouhi’, part of a ‘kesa’, a robe used by ... read more
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boro noragi, Japan, late Meiji (circa 1900), cm 82x130. This is an handsome noragi (work coat) made of recycled indigo dyed cottons; ... read more
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Silk temple cloth, Japan, Edo (18th century), cm 215x66. This is an ‘uchishiki’, a cloth of rich silk used to decorate altars ... read more
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Boro panel, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 186x37. There is a class of Japanese folk textiles known as boro, which literally translated ... read more
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Indigo shibori cloth , Japan, late Meiji (c.1910), 101x27cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, a ... read more
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Indigo shibori panel, Japan, Taisho (c.1920), 151x33cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, a more accurate ... read more
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Silk temple cloth, Japan, Showa 13 (1939), cm 81x112. This is an ‘uchishiki’, a rectangular cloth of rich silk used to cover ... read more
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Indigo shibori cloth , Japan, Taisho (c.1920), 51x64cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, a more ... read more
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Firefighter set, Japan, early Showa (circa 1930), cm 88x130 (jacket) – lenght cm 97 (pants). In old Japan, where wood architecture ... read more
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Silk temple cloth, Japan, late Meiji (circa 1900), cm 62x62. This is an ‘uchishiki’, a squarish cloth of rich silk used to ... read more
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Boro futon cover, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 165x102. There is a class of Japanese folk textiles known as boro, which literally ... read more
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Japanese Boro Futon Cover (futongawa) 100% cotton, Nice Sashiko Stitching Handspun & Hand Loomed Fabrics Superb Japanese Folk Textile Late 1800s to Early 1900s 56 x 61 ... read more
price:  US$500
Indigo Kumo shibori koshimaki , Japan, late Meiji (c.1900), 111x65cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, ... read more
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Indigo shibori panel, Japan, Taisho (c.1920), 165x33cm. The common English translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, a more accurate ... read more
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Boro futon cover, Japan, Taisho (circa 1915), cm 167x112. There is a class of Japanese folk textiles known as boro, which literally ... read more
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Japanese pilgrim vest for a small child, 19th c. , naturally dyed asa (hemp) with temple stamps and mantras or sutras, an ... read more
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boro noragi, Japan, late Meiji (circa 1900), cm 117x123. This is a very incredible noragi (work coat) made of recycled indigo dyed ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Japan, late Meiji (circa 1910), cm 119x126. Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used when carrying ... read more
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war kimono, Japan, Showa (circa 1940-1945), cm 129x128. To be precise, this is a ‘juban’, that is one of those silk robes ... read more
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boro noragi, Japan, late Meiji (circa 1900), cm 102x121. This is an handsome noragi (work coat) made of recycled indigo dyed cottons; ... read more
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t1342 Japanese Ceremonial / Festival Banner, 15"2"x9"7', quite large and wonderful for display! 20th Century and in good condition with two small ... read more
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boro flag, Japan, late Edo/early Meiji (mid 19th century), cm 194x142. There is a class of Japanese folk textiles known as boro, ... read more
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happi coat, Japan, Showa (circa 1950), cm 78x120. Happi are those traditional Japanese work coats often wearing name of an enterprise or ... read more
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Japan Meiji era (1868-1911) a cotton furoshiki made up of four joined cloths, featuring a huge mon in the center. Good condition, ... read more
price:  $900
Japan Late Edo (1825-1850) a fine silk uchishiki altar cloth featuring a family crest created by very fine couched metallic embroidery. Good ... read more
price:  $500
Japan Meiji era (1868-1911) a large Buddhist temple uchishiki featuring metallic three-dimensional embroidery on a red felt background. Good condition, with many ... read more
price:  $850
Japan Late Edo to early Meiji era (1825-1875) a silk fukusa featuring a wonderful dreamlike iamge of an old wise-man atop a ... read more
price:  $600
Japan Meiji era (1868-1911) a shibori-dyed cotton futonji bedding panel. Three panels per side. Good condition, with a number of stains. 36" ... read more
price:  $1,500
Japan Meiji era (1868-1900) a double-ikat cotton fabric likely created as bedding material. The front side consists of white ikat patterns on ... read more
price:  $2,500
wool and silk dounuki kimono, Japan, late Edo (circa 1850), 125x138cm. This is an eye-catching dounuki kimono, the inmost part of a ... read more
price:  $100
ohenro coat, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 89x122. Rural Japan always had a strong bias towards religious sects. One of the many, ... read more
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leather banten, Japan, late Edo period, cm 105x131. There is evidence that reversible leather ‘haori’ coats (banten) have been used by ... read more
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Antique Japanese Hand Stitched Sashiko Farmer's Boro Jacket, Folk Textile, Large size, 100% cotton, Medium Weight, Handspun and Hand Loomed, Early 1900's, ... read more
price:  $750
boro futon cover, Japan, early Showa (circa 1920), cm 175x183. There is a class of Japanese folk textiles known as boro, which ... read more
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