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Auction Closes At: 15:00:00 03/05/2024
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 356. Ainu Attush (Robe)
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000
Current High Bid: $6,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $6,500.00

Category: Asian Art
Sub Category: Japan and Korea
Culture or Country: Hokkaido, Japan.
Period: Ca. 1850.
Size: Width sleeve to sleeve: 50” in. (127 cm) Width at bottom: 28 1/2” x 55”L. (139.7 cm)

Description: Fine robe composed of Elm bark fiber, cotton, cloth, and indigo. The decoration of attush robes like this example, feature appliqué and embroidery. The curvilinear embroidery, a comparatively fine tracery, contrasts with the wide applied bands. Ainu girls learned embroidery designs when they were very young, perhaps by drawing the patterns in the sand, as seen in a 1799 Japanese book illustration by Murakami Shimanojo in the Hakodate Municipal Library. Overall excellent condition. A nice example. Custom lucite hanging tube.
Provenance: Private NY. collection, acquired by the current collection in 2000, from Donald Ellis, Dundas, Ontario, ex. Andreas Moraga, Berkeley, CA.
Shipping Fee:
National: $85.00
International: $185.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Ainu Attush (Robe)

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Betelgeuze96 $6,500.00 1 3/5/2024 1:06:28 PM
2. dude $6,250.00 1 2/17/2024 7:13:05 PM
3. Hbgreen $6,000.00 1 2/28/2024 1:00:48 PM
4. Betelgeuze96 $4,500.00 1 3/2/2024 3:20:32 PM
5. Betelgeuze96 $4,000.00 1 3/2/2024 2:22:50 PM

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