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The Book of Kimono : The Complete Guide to Style and Wear

Author: Norio Yamanaka
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Kodansha International/USA, Ltd., through Harper & Row, 1986. ©1982
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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This practical and attractive book makes available for the first time the basic knowledge and vocabulary needed to select and put on a kimono and obi, along with a discussion of aesthetics, the history of the kimono, and the meaning that kimono culture can have for wearers and admirers throughout the world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norio Yamanaka
ISBN: 0870117858 9780870117855
OCLC Number: 15667786
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 139 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Kimono no hon
Responsibility: Norio Yamanaka.

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A practical guide to selecting, wearing and choosing accessories for a kimono, with tips on care and preservation, and a brief history of Japan's traditional garment.  Read more...

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