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`Manshi Zuan Seika Taisei` [Master Selection of Manchurian and Chinese Textile Patterns]

By Shizuka Ihara. Tokyo: Sanseido, 1936. First edition. 

267 plates (35.6 x 25.7 cm), complete, with original explanation booklet and slipcase. A few occasional stains to margins, otherwise fine.

A book of textiles from the collection of Shizuka Ihara, a famous collection of Chinese textiles, prints and jian zhi (cut-outs). One of the largest Chinese pattern books published in Japan, comprising 601 textile patterns in 267 plates. Text in Japanese.

US$4,050 / HK$31,600

 

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