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Robes of Elegance

Robes of Elegance

1988 UNC Museum of Art Exhibit

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Robes of Elegance: Japanese Kimonos of the Sixteenth Through Twentieth Centuries
by Hayao, Ishimura and Nobuhiko, Maruyama

This book is the catalog from an exhibit of the same name held at the North Carolina Museum of Art in 1988. Gorgeous photos and excellent explanations in English.

From the dust cover:
When the Kyoto art dealer Nomura Shojiro (1879-1943) began colleciton is doubtful that he realized the tremendous impact his collection would have on the world one day. Today, the Nomura Collection, which inlcudes 156 kosode and 100 screens on which are mounted fragments of these grand robes, is regarded by many as the most comprehensive and stunning collection of Japanese textiles ever compiled....

Publisher ‏ : ‎ NC Museum of Art, 1988
Paperback ‏ : ‎245 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : 0-88259-955-0‎
Item Weight ‏ :2.7lbs
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9.5 x 9'.5"
Condition: Used, very good



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