This is a beautiful and gorgeous book titled "Textiles: The Soul of India" by Hiroko Iwatate who is a prominent collector and researcher of antique and modern Indian textiles for about 40 years. There was a highly reputed exhibition of her Indian textiles collection at Japan folk Crafts Museum ( Nihon Mingei-kan ) in Tokyo in 2007 as well as in other museums in Japan. It has 207 pages with full color pictures and captions and descriptive texts in Japanese as well as in English. Published by KYURYUDO ART-PUBLISHING Co.,Ltd. in July 2007. 21cm x 30cm x 1.8cm Shipping to U.S. by EMS $24.00, by SAL $10.5
"Iwatate Folk Textile Museum" in Jiyugaoka, Tokyo recently opened to exhibit her 7500 pieces, 4000 from India.