Traditional Japanese Stencil Designs Elegance by Kihachi Tabata 5thTraditional Japanese Stencil Designs Elegance by Kihachi Tabata 5th

Traditional Japanese Stencil Designs Elegance

byKihachi Tabata 5th

Paperback | September 12, 2016

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Japanese stencil design has a long history since 8th century, and has been used for armor, kimonos, costumes for Noh and other entertainments.
This book reproduces more than 300 stencil designs from the archive of Tabata family, created over 200-year span. This 'Elegance' volume consists of geometric and various other patterns. All these designs, which have withstood the test of time, are surely the source of inspiration for all the graphic and textile designers.
*****This book is written in Japanese traditional way and opens backwards*****
Tabata family has a history over two hundred years as distinguished dyeing master in hand drawn silk with design since its founding in early 20th century. Over five generations, they had covered important role as bespoke dyeing craftsman for upper-class ladies and the imperial families.
Title:Traditional Japanese Stencil Designs EleganceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 6.3 × 4.72 × 0.68 inPublished:September 12, 2016Publisher:Nippan IPSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:4838105207

ISBN - 13:9784838105205

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