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Japanese Vintage Textile Book  " Meisen-mangekyo"

Japanese Vintage Textile Book " Meisen-mangekyo"

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1950: Item # 919095
Haruko Watanabe
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3-6-15-1605 Koyama, Shinagawa-Ku
Tokyo, Japan

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This is a book about meisen kimono design. Mangekyo is kaleidoscope in English and it symbolizes its crisp and dazzling color. It has 220 kimonos with eye-catching and beautiful patterns in full color. Meisen kimono was very popular among young women in Taisho and early Showa Period ( 1920s~1940s ) as a casual kimono. It is a pocket edition and has 255 pages. Only written in Japanese. Author: Miyagawa Takeshi. Publisher: Seigensha. The first edition published: June 6 2009. Shipping to U.S. $6.00 as a printed matter. 11cm x 15cm x 1.3cm 4.3" x 5.9" x 0.5"