About 250 outstanding patterns collected in this book present a dear picture of the distinctive designs of dyed and woven types of clothing. Dyeing was white cloth was dyed with elements of nature and a variety of other creative patterns. Weaving is based
on interlacing crosswise and lengthwise threads in a variety of combinations and thus is characterized by stripes and lattices and other modal patterns. This choice selection of dyed and woven patterns representative of the clothing culture of Japan is o ered for the reader's enjoyment.