All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1226551 (stock #10898)
Hinagata of hanten (short jacket) which is wood-block print. Hinagata is a sample design book and it was for customers when they make orders. The designs are stencil-dyed in the back of hantens which were worn by workers such as shop clerks, fish market workers, firemen and so on. This book is a remake of the original book as the ground paper had many damages so that the original design hantens were cut out and pasted on Japanese paper and newly bound. It has 62 hantens in different designs...