Quarto. XV, 246, pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Striking catalogue published to accompany an exhibition of the same name that was held at the North Carolina Museum of Art, in 1988. 73 kosode and kosode screens from the Nomura Collection form the base of the exhibition. These magnificent examples of a unique Japanese art form, now in the collection of the National Museum of Japanese History in Sakura, are joined by seventeen 20th-century kimonos from the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, which demonstrate how contemporary artists are continuing to experiment with weaving and dyeing techniques. All 90 robes are illustrated in full color and thoroughly discussed in this catalogue. Moderate soiling and sunning on wrappers. Wraps in overall fair to good, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Robes of Elegance: Japanese Kimonos of the ...
Publisher: North Carolina Museum of Art
Publication Date: 1988
Book Condition: g to g+
Edition: First edition.
Book Description North Carolina Museum of Art, 1988. Soft Cover. Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Seller Inventory # 81123
Book Description North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, 1988. Exhibition catalog. Oblong quarto; vg-/wraps; glossy white spine with black text; color plate on front panel; soiling and stains to covers; text block, clean; 90 color plates; 246pp. Offered as is. Rockville. Seller Inventory # 7-63-1243940
Book Description North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1988. Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. A Near Fine copy of this large oblong photo-illustrated paperback. Seller Inventory # 033903
Book Description North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1988. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Published in conjunction with the exhibition organized by the North Carolina Museum of Art, in association with the National Museum of Japanese History, Sakura, assisted by the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. 246 pages. Faint yellowing to covers and page edges. Occasional light spotting. Seller Inventory # 93609
Book Description North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1988. paperback. Condition: very good. 90 color plates. Square 4to, pictorial wrappers. Raleigh: North Carolina Museum of Art, (1988). Very good Exhibition catalogue. Seller Inventory # 278151
Book Description Condition: Mint as issued. 80 full page color plates (illustrator). 4to. xv, 245 pp. Chronology, glossary, types of Kosode, decorative techniques, fabrics. Stiff pictorial and printed paper wrappers. Seller Inventory # 1010264