Genshoku Nihon no bijutsu (20) someori, shiko, kinko [Japanese art in colour, v.20: Weaving and dyeing, lacquer work, metalwork] Tokyo: Shogakkan, 1969, pp. 42-43. Baill EA f 6013 G726 v.20 A kosode kimono dyed with ai and patterned with a design drawn by Ukiyoe master Katsukawa Shunsho.
printsandthings: “I could go on the Oxford Asian Textile Group’s first outing of 2011 to see Japanese textiles at the Ashmolean Museum… …One of the most wonderful things, in my opinion, was a huge (C19?) pattern book, full of all the different stencil patterns that could be printed onto fabric to make into a kimono…”