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Japanese Dress in Detail

Japanese Dress in Detail

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A unique insight into the history and key themes of Japanese dress from the eighteenth century to the present, Japanese Dress in Detail reveals the elaborate embroidery, precise folds, and sophisticated dyes that form some of the most beautiful garments in the Victoria and Albert Museum's unparalleled Japanese dress collection. This book provides readers with the rare opportunity to examine historical clothing, from breathtaking Edo-period kimono, court robes, and No-- theatre costumes to indigo-dyed utilitarian garments and exciting contemporary designs.

Featuring both garments and accessories, this book is an extraordinary exploration of the beauty and complexity of Japanese fashion. Specially commissioned close-up photography and authoritative texts accompany each garment, and front-and-back line drawings make this publication an invaluable resource for students, collectors, designers, fashion lovers, and Japanophiles.

Author: Josephine Rout
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 06/02/2020
Pages: 208
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 2.30lbs
Size: 11.30h x 7.90w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9780500480571

About the Author
Rout, Josephine: - Josephine Rout is a Project Curator in the Asian Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum.Jackson, Anna: - Anna Jackson is Keeper of the Asian department at London's Victoria & Albert Museum and Honorary Curator of the Khalili Collection.

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