Snow, Wave, Pine

Snow, Wave, Pine

Traditional Patterns in Japanese Design

Book - 2001
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This illustrated text - containing over 350 colour photographs - demonstrates how traditional Japanese patterns are used in a variety of arts and crafts and provides a reference source for collectors. Detailed historical and cultural information concerning each motif is also presented. An important, but often overlooked, part of the world of Japanese arts and crafts is the array of beautiful, stylized motifs that have traditionally been used to decorate a huge range of objects. Snow, Wave, Pine takes a close look at some of the most classic of those patterns,
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9784770026897
Branch Call Number: Arts 745.4 HIB
Additional Contributors: Niwa, Motoji 1919-
Thomas, Jay W.


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