Details

Publish Date

10/1/07

# of Pages

120

Dimensions

8.5 x 8.5"

Price (Print/Ebook)

PISBN

9781933330594

EISBN

NA

Sarasa Woodblock Patterns

(Out of Print)

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Sarasa is decorated cotton cloth, either printed or hand-painted. Developed in India two thousand years ago, sarasa arrived in Japan after the sixteenth century, where it had an enormous artistic influence. This volume features Indian and Persian woodblock print designs and exquisite Persian textiles. In Japan, sarasa is used for everything from common wrapping cloths and futon covers to sophisticated obi for kimono.

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About the Author(s)

Sachio Yoshioka

Sachio Yoshioka

Was a 5th-generation Kyoto dyer who dedicated his life to reviving and preserving techniques of natural dyeing, giving lectures and workshops in Japan and internationally. 


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