Japanese

asa katazome noren, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 147x60. ‘Asa’ is akin of linen, and is the general term used in Japan ... read more
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hand painted kimono fragment, Japan, late Meiji (circa1910’s), 89x30cm. This is a fragment from a hemp (asa) summer kimono. The ... read more
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two shibori oshime CLOTHs, Japan, early Showa (circa 1930), cm 133x34 each. Japan's blue-and-white cotton textiles are regularly associated with its traditional ... read more
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indigo tsutsugaki panel, Japan, Late Meiji (circa 1910), cm 168x33. Lovely panel of tsutsugaki hand-drawn rice-paste resisted indigo cotton, dating to the ... read more
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indigo shibori koshimaki, Japan, early Showa (c.1930), 116x62cm. The common Engl:sh translation of the Japanese word shibori is "tie-dye"; however, a more ... read more
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3'x6' Japanese cotton pile carpet.
price:  $1600
silk temple cloth, Japan, Meiji (circa 1900), cm 120x118. This is an ‘uchishiki’, a squarish cloth of rich silk used to ... read more
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furoshiki (2), Japan, Showa (circa 1950), cm 67x65 each. Two small cotton wrapping clothes decorated with an exotic pattern and an overall ... read more
price:  $100
a silk lenght, Japan, Taisho (c.1920), cm 384x37. a cloth length, still with its original end finishes, made from silk of highest ... read more
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futonji, Japan, Meiji (circa 1900), cm 142x124. Bedding cover, whose rich green colour was achieved by over-dyeing indigo with a yellow ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 128x130. Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used when carrying ... read more
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silk temple cloth, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 111x108. This is an ‘uchishiki’, a squarish cloth of rich silk used to cover ... read more
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fukusa, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 65x65. a fukusa is an elaborately decorated square of cloth used to cover a ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Japan, early Showa (circa 1930), cm 95x96. The focus in this gift wrapping cloth is on the two ... read more
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silk temple cloth, Japan, Meiji (circa 1900), cm 112x98. This is an ‘uchishiki’, a squarish cloth of rich silk used to cover ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Japan, late Meiji (circa 1910), cm 101x102. Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Japan, late Meiji (circa 1910), cm 100x107. Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used ... read more
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a set of thirteen oshie dolls, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 25x18. The doll making has been taken to an art form ... read more
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a set of thirteen oshie dolls (Details), Japan, Meiji (circa 1880). a few more images on subject. Please contact for additional info.
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silk temple cloth, Japan, Edo (dated 1817), cm 157x32. This is a silk tapestry used in a Buddhist temple. More precisely, it ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Kaga district, Japan, Meiji (circa 1900), cm 93x86. Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used ... read more
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ohenro coat, Japan, Showa (circa 1940), cm 75x132 Rural Japan always had a strong bias towards religious sects. One of the many, ... read more
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silk uchishiki, Japan, Taisho (1912-1926), cm 198x33. This is an ‘uchishiki’ – or, better, a ‘mizuhiki’ - a rectangular cloth of ... read more
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Indigo-dyed patchwork futon cover ( boro futonji )
 Japan, Meiji Period
price:  POR
fireman hanten, Japan, Showa (circa 1940), cm 75x134. In old Japan, where wood architecture was predominant, fires occurred frequently. The capital city ... read more
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tairyo bata, Japan, Showa (c.1950), cm 125x180. a flag used on used on fishermen boats. Unlike other examples vividly decorated in a ... read more
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shibori yukata, Japan, Showa (circa 1950), cm 151x130. a lightweight male summer kimono, made of hand spun, hand woven cotton, nicely thick ... read more
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nobori bata cloth, Japan, Showa (c.1950), cm 724x72. a textile banner used for celebrating Boys' Festival, a Japanese festivity occurring early May ... read more
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nobori bata cloth, Japan, Showa (c.1950), cm 726x72. a textile banner used for celebrating Boys' Festival, a Japanese festivity occurring early May ... read more
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dounuki kimono, Japan, early Meiji (circa 1880), cm 141x123 This is a ‘donouki’, that is the inner kimono of the formal kimono ... read more
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happi coat, Japan, early Showa (circa 1930), cm 81x128. Happi are those traditional Japanese work coats often wearing name of enterprise or ... read more
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temple banner, Japan, Taisho (dated 1915), cm 740x63. This is a long banner that was offered to a Shinto shrine. On an ... read more
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nobori bata cloth, Japan, Taisho (c.1920), cm 103x121. a cotton flag of those displayed in the early 20th century by shops and ... read more
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happi coat, Japan, Showa (circa 1940), cm 86x124. Happi are those traditional Japanese work coats often wearing name of enterprise or related ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 116x97. Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used when carrying ... read more
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nobori bata cloth, Japan, Meiji (c.1880), cm 350x32. a textile banner used for celebrating Boys' Festival, a Japanese festivity occurring early May ... read more
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nobori bata cloth, Japan, Meiji (c.1880), cm 265x36. a textile banner used for celebrating Boys' Festival, a Japanese festivity occurring early May ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Japan, Meiji (circa 1900), cm 113x96 Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used when carrying small ... read more
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set of tsutsugaki textile fragments, Japan, Meiji (circa 1880), cm 50x35 each. Three fragments from what should have been a truly ... read more
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futonji, Japan, Meiji (circa 1900), cm 141x133. Bedding cover, whose rich, dark green colour was achieved by over-dyeing indigo with a yellow ... read more
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yukata, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 147x120. Yukata are Japanese summer garments, usually made of cotton or hemp as lightweight as possible ... read more
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silk futon cover, Japan, Meiji (circa 1900), cm 182x152. This is a celebratory textile created to form part of a bride's wedding ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Japan, Meiji (circa 1890), cm 98x97. Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used when carrying ... read more
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furoshiki cloth, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 103x96 Furoshiki were (and still are to some extent) wrapping cloths used when carrying ... read more
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noragi kasuri and shibori coat, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 122x121. a lovely farmer’s coat, made of hand spun, hand woven cotton, ... read more
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futonji, Japan, Late Meiji (circa 1900), cm 152x98. Small bedding cover, whose rich, dark green colour was achieved by over-dyeing indigo with ... read more
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happi coat, Japan, Showa (circa 1940), cm 86x124. Happi are those traditional Japanese work coats often wearing name of enterprise or related ... read more
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happi coat, Japan, early Showa (circa 1930), cm 88x124. Happi are those traditional Japanese work coats often wearing name of enterprise or ... read more
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horse trapping, Japan, Meiji (c. 1880), cm 43x61. This small and wonderful boro horse trapping (uma gake) is made from Meiji Era ... read more
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nobori bata cloth, Japan, Meiji (c.1880), cm 284x33. a textile banner used for celebrating Boys' Festival, a Japanese festivity occurring every year ... read more
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katazome textile panel #4, Japan, late Meiji (circa 1910), cm174x33. Katazome cloth with a rare ‘rarajishi-botan’ motif (Chinese lion and peonies ... read more
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boro rug, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm175x97. Carpets have been rather seldom used in Japan. After the Meiji Restoration a few made ... read more
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sakiori obi #2, Japan, Early Showa (circa 1930), cm 227x13. Sakiori weaving uses a rag weft against a warp of either bast ... read more
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sakiori obi #1, Japan, Taisho (circa 1920), cm 283x13. Sakiori weaving uses a rag weft against a warp of either bast fiber ... read more
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katazome textile pane1 #3, Japan, Meiji (circa 1890), cm179x32. Katazome cloth with a repeated pattern of takarazukushi (collection of treasures) motif on ... read more
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katazome textile p a n e l #2, Japan, Meiji (circa 1900), cm188x31. Katazome cloth showing a repeated pattern of cranes and ... read more
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katazome textile p a n e l #1, Japan, early Meiji (circa 1870), cm179x34. Katazome cloth showing a rare repeated pattern of ... read more
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tsutsugaki textile p a n e l, Japan, Late Meiji (circa 1910), cm 119x33. a lovely p ... read more
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a very good Japanese folk art textile, futon cover, in the rice-paste resist-dye technique of tsutsugaki. Rare mixture of fine cotton and ... read more
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Japanese silk brodade fragment
price:  cut and shut....= 300
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