Item description for Sarasa Woodblock Patterns (Shikosha Design Library) by Sachio Yoshioka...
Sarasa is decorated cotton cloth, either printed or hand-painted. Developed in India two thousand years ago, sarasa arrived in Japan after the sixteenth century, where it had an enormous artistic influence. This volume features Indian and Persian woodblock print designs and exquisite Persian textiles. In Japan, sarasa is used for everything from common wrapping cloths and futon covers to sophisticated obi for kimono.
The Shikosha Design Library is prepared under the supervision of Sachio Yoshioka, a fifth generation Kyoto dyer and frequent writer on dyeing techniques and the use of color.
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
Publisher Stone Bridge Press
ISBN 1933330597 ISBN13 9781933330594
Availability 0 units.
More About Sachio Yoshioka
Born in Kyoto in 1946. 5th-generation Kyoto dyer dedicated to natural dyes and the reintroduction of traditional Japanese colors and dyes. Has written frequently on dyeing techniques and color usage. www.sachio-yoshioka.com