Wonderful Kimono Design book published for Mitsukoshi by Unsodo
[Japan] Superb, large woodblock printed book containing 42 stylish kimono designs in the style of Korin that customers of Mitsukoshi would have selected from. The preface specifically mentions 'Art Nouveau' which is very interesting. This is apparently one volume of two. The Japanese title is 'Korin Shiki Meiji Moyo.'
[Kyoto]. Unsodo. 1909.
45 leaves. 37.4 x 25.3cm.
In very good condition. Front cover has been professionally repaired and the string ties also replaced. There are some old collection stickers at the top right of the front cover. Internally very good with only minor wear. Each design shows nice bleedthrough on the reverse. b33050938