Detail of indigo cotton noren (curtain), with shibori asanoha design.  Early 20th century, Japan

Detail of indigo cotton noren (curtain), with shibori asanoha design.  Early 20th century, Japan

collectorandco:

noren / DAIFUKU* / flickr

collectorandco:

noren / DAIFUKU* / flickr

omgthatartifact:

Robe
Ainu
late 19th century, Hokkaido, Japan
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

omgthatartifact:

Robe

Ainu

late 19th century, Hokkaido, Japan

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

colorful4japan:

Noren(shop curtain) in SUMIYA
Shimabara,Kyoto,Japan
2014

colorful4japan:

Noren(shop curtain) in SUMIYA

Shimabara,Kyoto,Japan

2014

collectorandco:

kimono textile / blue pool images / flickr

collectorandco:

kimono textile / blue pool images / flickr

collectorandco:

woven obi / detail

collectorandco:

woven obi / detail

virtual-artifacts:

Detail of Japanese Kogin, a type of embroidery technique
Japanese Folk Art Museum, Tokyo,
Meiji Period, 19th Century.

virtual-artifacts:

Detail of Japanese Kogin, a type of embroidery technique

Japanese Folk Art Museum, Tokyo,

Meiji Period, 19th Century.

A textile of the Asuka era (592-710), Japan

A textile of the Asuka era (592-710), Japan

(Source: pinterest.com)

coquidv:

Shibori.  Early 20th century, Japan

coquidv:

Shibori.  Early 20th century, Japan

haruenishikawa:

Jimbaori (samurai battlefield vest) Edo period, 17th century Hand applied feathers, silk, and fabric H: 31-1/2 x W: 28-1/3 in. (80 x 72 cm) Leighton Longhi Inc. Oriental Fine Art

This vest is adorned with over 1,000 pheasant feathers from species indigenous to Japan, including the Green Pheasant, and features a bird’s-eye design on its back. 

haruenishikawa:

Jimbaori (samurai battlefield vest)
Edo period, 17th century
Hand applied feathers, silk, and fabric
H: 31-1/2 x W: 28-1/3 in. (80 x 72 cm)
Leighton Longhi Inc. Oriental Fine Art

This vest is adorned with over 1,000 pheasant feathers from species indigenous to Japan, including the Green Pheasant, and features a bird’s-eye design on its back. 

virtual-artifacts:

Japanese ( Ainu) kimono. About late 19th century

virtual-artifacts:

Japanese ( Ainu) kimono. About late 19th century

Sarasa Fukusa Precious Cloth .  India, for the Japanese Market
Cotton, gold: painted mordant and resist dye, gold gluing
First half 18th Century

Two exotic floral motif textile panels, each from the same cloth, joined back to back and preserved in a two sided glass frame that opens to permit the cloth to be used in Tea Ceremony rituals. The gold lacquered inscription on on the red box saying, “This heirloom property has been passed down in the Ikeda Family”. The Ikeda Family was a great Daimyo Family of the Edo period that ruled present Okayama Prefecture.  Thomas Murray

Sarasa Fukusa Precious Cloth .  India, for the Japanese Market

Cotton, gold: painted mordant and resist dye, gold gluing

First half 18th Century

Two exotic floral motif textile panels, each from the same cloth, joined back to back and preserved in a two sided glass frame that opens to permit the cloth to be used in Tea Ceremony rituals. The gold lacquered inscription on on the red box saying, “This heirloom property has been passed down in the Ikeda Family”. The Ikeda Family was a great Daimyo Family of the Edo period that ruled present Okayama Prefecture.  Thomas Murray

(Source: tmurrayarts.com)

Dragon Scroll Silk and silver thread embroidery, Japanese. 1868-1912.  Image via Pinterest

Dragon Scroll Silk and silver thread embroidery, Japanese. 1868-1912.  Image via Pinterest

oldbookillustrations:

Embroidered fukusa.
From Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

Embroidered fukusa.

From Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

(Source: archive.org)

Embroidered silk panel.  19th century, Japan. Gift of Miss Laura Wheeler, 1937.  MET

Embroidered silk panel.  19th century, Japan. Gift of Miss Laura Wheeler, 1937.  MET

(Source: metmuseum.org)