HELMN.CO

Specializing in antique Japanese Kimono, Mingei, and Workwear

  • Sashiko Banten - Japanese Fireman's Jacket Antique Japanese fireman's jacket with sashiko stitching - hikeshi banten. Indigo cotton katazome brick wall motif with ... read more
    price:  $800.00

  • Boro Yogi - Meiji Era Indigo Yogi An antique heavily worn, repaired and weathered, museum quality boro yogi. This piece balances a blend of ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Offered here is an authentic Ainu Ruwnpe kimono from my personal collection. The clothes of the Ainu are greatly valued for the beautiful ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Yosegire Silk Juban - Vegetable Dyed Silks An exceptional yosegire pieced silk juban. Various silks (crepe, figured, pongee, wild silk) have been patched together ... read more
    price:  $725.00

  • Sashiko Noragi - Shonai Step and Weave One of the most visually arresting sashiko jackets from my collection. This sashiko noragi is from ... read more
    price:  $1480

  • Sashiko Boro Noragi - Sodenashi with Dense Repairs Extreme sashiko stitching over this vest. Rustic antique cottons. Years of use give this sodenashi a very ... read more
    price:  $500

  • Sakiori Kotatsugake - Edo Era Indigo Rug Indigo sakiori kotatsugake, or hearth cover. 'Sakiori' is a woven fabric that is produced from worn ... read more
    price:  $1500

  • Stunning earth tone sakiori fisherman's jacket. 'Sakiori' is a woven fabric that is produced from worn out cloth and garments torn thinly ... read more
    price:  $1400

  • Omi-Jofu Kasuri Child's Kimono - Fans and Cherry Blossoms. Omi-jofu is a hemp cloth from Shiga prefecture, and is known to be an ... read more
    price:  $600.00

  • Fireman's Gloves - Sashiko and Katazome Meiji era antique indigo cotton fireman's gloves. Katazome stenciled cotton with heavy sashiko stitching. In excellent condition ... read more
    price:  $450.00

  • Boro Noragi - Meiji-era Indigo Cotton and Hemp Blend. Thick, handspun indigo noragi with many mending patches. This jacket is heavy and warm ... read more
    price:  $725.00

  • Silk Juban Cotton and silk purple man's juban Bold dyed kanji makes for a dramatic display piece. In excellent condition without rips, tears, or ... read more
    price:  $600.00

  • Boro Futon - Shibori Sparrow and Bamboo An overall stunning boro futon and a highlight from our collection. This futon has several remnants of ... read more
    price:  $3000.00

  • Tsutsugaki Futon Cover - Boro Phoenix and Crane Bold indigo tstsugaki futon cover of crane and phoenix. Tsutsugaki is a Japanese technique of resist ... read more
    price:  $825

  • Boro Pilgrim's Jacket - Suzukake Outstanding cotton pilgrim's jacket from the early 1900's. It has many stamps of the holy locations where the ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Boro Futon - Antique Indigo Cottons with Dense Sashiko Stitching Extensive sashiko stitching. A wide variety of textiles have been used to create this ... read more
    price:  $1550

  • Edo Era Katazome Hanten Beautiful hand loomed cotton with bold geometric design. Natural indigo dye with katazome. Some slight wear to the surface of the ... read more
    price:  $675.00

  • Japanese Tsutsugaki Futon Cover - Baku A vibrant indigo tsutsugaki futon cover featuring Baku. Baku are essentially tapir. The motif was adopted by ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Boro Child's Kimono - Katazome Florals, Genji-mon and Plovers A beautiful, rustic, and patched boro child's kimono.
    price:  SOLD

  • Heavily patched boro noragi displays years of use. Outer jacket shows a handsome display of variegated indigo cottons, stripes and checks. Inner work ... read more
    price:  $1600.00

  • a tattered and stunning Japanese boro work jacket, or noragi. Layers of shima striped cottons give way to more stripes. Suitable for ... read more
    price:  $585.00