The Japanese Kimono

The Japanese Kimono

by Hugo Munsterberg
     
 

Dramatically colored and finely detailed, the kimono conjures all the elegance and refinement of traditional Japan. This beautiful book, another addition to the popular Images of Asia series, explores the history of the kimono from its antecedents 1,500 years ago, to the height of its splendor during the Momoyama and Edo periods, to contemporary versions by such

Overview

Dramatically colored and finely detailed, the kimono conjures all the elegance and refinement of traditional Japan. This beautiful book, another addition to the popular Images of Asia series, explores the history of the kimono from its antecedents 1,500 years ago, to the height of its splendor during the Momoyama and Edo periods, to contemporary versions by such designers as Kenzo and Issey. Included are chapters on kabuki robes, religious garments, and folk designs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195875119
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/18/1996
Series:
Images of Asia Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.38(h) x 0.37(d)

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