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Classical patterns for dyeing. Volumes : color illustrations ; 31 cm. Folding books, Acordion style binding.

CONTENTS: 1-3. Mon'yō no maki -- 4. Hamon no maki -- 5. Mizu no maki -- 6. Unka no maki -- 7. Shikishi no maki

Library has no. 5 only. Gift of the Estate of Sol P. Kaufman. Volume is an accordion style fold, illustrated endpapers on the front board. Each page spread contains 6 or more stenciled blocks of patterns designs. Volume number from applied strip on front cover, hand calligraphed in Japanese.

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Kyōto-shi : Unsōdō, Shōwa 9-<11> [1934-<1936> 京都市 : 芸艸堂, 昭和 9-<11> [1934-<1936>


pattern, decoration, ornament, Japan, Japanese art, dyes, dying, wood engraving, textile design, nature


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RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record

Hana Shishū (花詩集) | Flower Poetry Collection



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