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"Shosoin" Shoin Book #1

"Shosoin" Shoin Book #1

National Treasure Weavings

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"Shosoin" Shoin Book #1

A compact (6" x 8.5") and well-illustrated volume detailing the collection of dyed and woven textiles dating from the 7th and 8th century, with considerable Persian influence. The collection is preserved at Shosoin, a treasure and storehouse of the imperial family.

Published by Kyoto Shoin, this book is part of the set known is "The Art Library of Japanese Textiles", which has been out of print for over a decade.

Our volumes are like new, however - they were never sold and were well-stored.

Hardback, glossy cover and paper, about 95 pages.

NB: If media mail is not available as a shipping option, chooses First Class and we will refund the difference when we ship.

Length: 8.5"
Width: 6"
Condition: Excellent


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