Item ID: 5211 KIMONO.

An album in one accordion volume with 50 finely hand-painted double-page illustrations of kimono. Large 8vo (270 x 190 mm.), orig. decorated semi-stiff boards, title label on upper cover “Kyo moyo gojusshu” (trans.: “Bunsei era [1818-29] Kyoto style patterns 50 varieties”). N.p.: n.d. [Japan: ca. 1820].

This album contain 50 beautiful and highly-skilled hand-painted double-page illustrations, in rich and unfaded colors, of kimono, for various seasons and ceremonies. The endpapers have been decorated in a most discrete and unusual way.

In fine condition.

Price: $4,000.00

Item ID: 5211

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