Japanese Design by Patricia J. Graham

Japanese Design by Patricia J. Graham

Author:Patricia J. Graham
Language: eng
Format: epub
ISBN: 978-4-8053-1250-6
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Plate 2-64 Kosode (small sleeve robe) with scenes of famous places of Kyoto, second half 18th century. Blue silk ground with paste-resist dyeing, silk and metallic thread embroidery, 157.5 x 119.4 cm. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Purchase: William Rockwill Nelson Trust, 31-142/14. Photo: Tiffany Matson. During the eighteenth century, Kyoto, the old imperial capital, had become a popular tourist destination, resulting in a fashion for portraying famous sites of the city on women’s robes.


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