Japanese

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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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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