History Of Costume In Japan - Women's Garments

Publisher Mitsumura Suiko Shoin

ISBN 9784838105243

Idea Code 20373

A dazzling array of garments make up this compendium of traditional Japanese costumes from every historical era. This includes dress for servants and ladies of the court, seasonal and everyday wear for the nobility, Shinto priests’ robes, kimonos for commoners and geishas, costumes for theatre and dance, and Meiji-era outfits for schoolgirls and the upper class. The hundreds of figurines dressed in authentic representations of women’s garments are depicted in fine detail, with each clothing item and accessory meticulously labelled. The book also includes sections on women’s hairstyles and handbags.

320 p, ills colour, 13 x 16 cm, pb, Japanese


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