Quintessentially Japanese, the kimono today is worn in Japan for weddings, funerals, New Year, and other ceremonies, and still holds a special place for the Japanese. The 150 stunning Japanese kimonos in the Montgomery Collection featured in this publication were created in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The book traces the history of the kimono and illustrates the variety of colours, techniques, and design used in creating this beautiful and symbolic garment. AUTHOR: Annie Van Assche is an art historian specialising in Japanese textiles. SELLING POINT: High-quality colour photographs and period pictures illustrate this sumptuous volume tracing the history of the kimono, with its variety of colours, techniques and designs 190 colour, 45 b/w photographs
|Dimensions||247 × 293 mm|
Annie M. van Assche
Annie Van Assche is an art historian specialising in Japanese textiles.