Shows the art & craft of the bamboo basket & its companion arts -- Ikebana (flower arranging) & the tea ceremony. Since World War II, there has been limited access to information about Japanese bamboo baskets. Discusses the Japanese philosophy of art & traces it as related to bamboo as a raw material, to Ikebana, to the tea ceremony, & to the tokonoma, an alcove in traditional Japanese rooms where flower arrangements are displayed. Discusses selection & preparation of raw bamboo; basket styles, shapes & wrapping techniques; & where to obtain fine baskets & how to care for them. Introduction by Marilyn Marinaccio.
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Book Description Studio, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110670861871
Book Description Studio. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0670861871 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1180555