TRADITIONAL JAPANESE DECORATIONS AND PATTERNS

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Japanese only. Mostly visual. 

This book is the definitive guide to Japanese “Iki” design, approaching from various historical, literary, and other perspectives. Offering a comprehensive look at a range of styles, from Arabesque designs and patterns that came to Japan via the Silk Road, to wonderfully elegant patterns illustrating the The Tale of Genji, and the bold design patterns of the Samurai warriors, this title presents the beauty of Japanese traditional designs from a variety of viewpoints in a unique and engaging way.