A Study of Okinawan Textile Fabrics with Explanatory Notes on Illustrations

Tanaka, Toshio and Reiko

Published by Meiji-Shobo, Tokyo, 1952
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Title: A Study of Okinawan Textile Fabrics with ...

Publisher: Meiji-Shobo, Tokyo

Publication Date: 1952

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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Plain heavy paper bind. just starting to loosen from textblock at spine ends; one leaf just a bit waved at fore-edge; leaf edges lightly foxed, else a very nice, tight & clean volume, with amazingly clear & bright textile ils. Dj rubbed at edges; covers lightly browned where original clear protective cover (still present) has split; small dampstain to backstrip, at base. Plain cardboard slipcase slightly rubbed at edges; small dealer label at one corner, else little wear. ; In wraps; boxed; 54+ wonderful color fabric ils., tipped-in, b&w photos, ils., diagrams; this self-contained volume is actually Volume 1 of proposed three volume set STUDY IN OKINAWAN TEXTILES, this vol. published as an overview to the entire work, featuring explanatory texts in English and Japanese, as well as a description in English, of Japanese Text & Illustrations; basic designs featured are Stripes (Shima, Aya & Gara), Kasuri (Ikat, Chine), Fana-ui (Fancy Weaving), Uki-ui (Relief Weaving), Ro-ui (Gauze Weaving), Une-ui (Rib Weaving); Japanese text features photos & pattern diagrams of these fabric types. ; A STUDY IN OKINAWAN TEXTILES, VOLUME 1 Series; 4to; 53+95 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 33305

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