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Traditional Japan. Ceremonial and Etiquette for the Japanese nobility, Daimyo and Samurai.Manuscript, Edo / Mejii period, mid-19th century.[On the front cover is written, in Japanese characters, the date 1868]
Small Folio, 263x180 mm; Original blue boards; 43 not numbered leaves. 26 colored drawings in different sizes, almost at full page, some smaller drawings in black and white.Are depicted: kimono, hakama, jimbei, katana, haori, fans, belts and knots, hats, utensils for dressing. Text in Kanji script and cursive Hiragana, some parts with red ink. Wormholes Gallery near the inner edge and lowe margins, otherwise good condition.
Very rare and important manuscript work, magnificently illustrated, which concerns the complex ceremonials that characterized the life of Japanese nobility. There are detailed depictions and explanations of the traditional costume of the Daymio, the ruler of his region, with the characteristic kimono and dress code for celebrations, the illustration of the procedure for knotting the ribbons that collect hair and green and pink surcoats for special rituals. Specific details are dedicated to kimono and utensils such us swords and shoes.
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Traditional Japan. Ceremonial and Etiquette for the

Estimate €2,000 - €2,500Feb 19, 2020
Starting Price €1,500
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