1960. Item #90089
[KATAZOME] OKAMURA Kichiemon. NARADA NO TAFU. Shôwa 35 . String-bound Japanese-style, privately printed in 50 copies. 31.1 x 19.7 cm., Okamura (1916-2002) was a student of Serizawa Keisuke and embraced his interest in traditional Japanese folk arts, papermaking and stencil printing (katazome). This lovely monograph on Japanese bark-cloth from the town of Narada in Yamanashi Prefecture has two samples and is illustrated throughout with colorful and lively katazome. Signed by the author and artist, Okamura. Fine condition, in the original folding case with printed title label. Under which the owner carefully inscribed in rather pleasant kanji: "kurozurihon"