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Kosode Hinagata: kimono pattern samples

Price:
1,200 yen (JPY)
Language(s):
In Japanese and English
Size:
148 × 105 × 21 mm, 174g
Pages:
240
Binding:
softcover
Release date:
20090501
ISBN:
978-4-86152-189-8 C2072

Throughout the Edo Period of Japan's history (1603-1868), the kimono excelled as a preferred fashion of Japanese women, rising to enjoy stellar popularity that cut across the borders of social class or standing. This type of sample book, a publication that compiled kimono patterns, was as so-called "fashion books," which were used by women visiting kimono fabric shops to select speci c patterns from the examples listed for their orders. This book provide a precious glimpse into the changing patterns used in Edo Period kimono styles.

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