The Kimono Inspiration: Art and Art-To-Wear in America - Special Edition*


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Edited by Rebecca A.T. Stevens and Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada. copyright 1996 The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. 

The Kimono Inspiration: Art and Art-to-Wear in America explores the use and meaning of the kimono in America and traces the transformation of this quintessential Japanese garment from its ethnic origins, through its many appearances in fine art, costume, and high fashion, to its role in the contemporary Art-to-Wear Movement (from the Introduction).

Exhibition catalogue from The Textile Museum.  208 pages. Color illustrations. English text. 9 x 12 x 0.5 inches.. ISBN: 0-87654-897-4

Size: 12” x 9” x .5”

Weight: 3 lbs.

*Special edition: Each book signed by co-editor & co-curator Yoshiko I. Wada

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