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Japanese Fishermen’s Coats from Awaji Island by Sharon Sadako Takeda | UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History Textile Series (Softcover)

A lasting contribution to the study of Japanese textiles and to the cultural history of the Inland Sea region, this volume presents a historical ethnography of the fishing villages that produced the sashiko no donza, or fisherman’s coat. It provides as well an in-depth analysis of regional textile production, the sashiko tradition in the Village of Hokudan, and the iconography of the eloquently stitched designs that appear on the coats. Black and white, beautifully detailed images, and general cultural scenes in color. This softcover version is in its original shrink wrap and in perfect condition. ISBN: 0-930741-86-2.

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