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Three pages from a Kimono Design Book

mid-20th century

Ink and color on paper

sheet: 14 1/16 × 19 1/2 in. (35.7 × 49.5 cm)
Gift of Susan M. Yecies, B.A. 1971
2011.2.31.1-.6
Each of these printed pages from a kimono pattern book illustrates two kimono with distinct patterns and the techniques used to make them, underscoring the perennial Japanese interest in textiles and methods of manufacture.
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Other
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.