Meiji 43 . Japanese textile sample book containing 37 swatches of fabric of varying sizes from the late Edo-early Meiji period. Each captioned in Japanese. Includes a triangular sample of Korean brocade and one of Chinese silk with handwritten Chinese characters on it. 20 pages (on 10 folded leaves). Some...
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52 silk swatches each numbered. 5 swatches have been removed (numbers 25, 26, 27, 34 and 45). Some annotations in Japanese on blanks, some wear, worming and a little loss in places, some double leaves opening, but still a good copy of a working sample book. 9.5cm x 21 cm. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157342).