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Yama No Kasuri (and) Yama No Iro (Kasuri from Mountains (and) Colors of/from Mountains)

Yama No Kasuri (and) Yama No Iro (Kasuri from Mountains (and) Colors of/from Mountains)

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Japan No place, no date (circa 1930). Two quarto volumes, publisher's boards with title labels, cloth tie stabbed binding. Boards of second volume with surface insect damage; internally fine. Fifteen color plates in each volume on 12 and 15 card leaves, respectively, with tissue guards. The sample volumes are apparently a commercial production for a rural textile manufacturer with design examples for katsuri, Japanese ikat textiles. Ikat techniques developed in present-day Okinawa in the 12th or 13th centuries and were introduced into Japan by 1750, spreading into rural areas. Mounted color plates; the patterns are applied on flat backgrounds by a stencil process with textured high relief paints with a relief pattern.. Boards. About Fine. 4to.
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