Item #90514 Gofuku 呉服 [4 kimono textile magazines] .
Gofuku 呉服 [4 kimono textile magazines] .
Gofuku 呉服 [4 kimono textile magazines] .
Gofuku 呉服 [4 kimono textile magazines] .
Gofuku 呉服 [4 kimono textile magazines] .
Gofuku 呉服 [4 kimono textile magazines] .

Gofuku 呉服 [4 kimono textile magazines] .

192. Item #90514

Gofuku 呉服 [4 kimono textile magazines] . Tokyo. Ichida Shōten 市田商店. Four kimono magazines published by a Tokyo kimono and obi store with branches in Tokyo and Kyoto.

Metallic gold and red (Issue # 61) - The December issue of Shōwa 2 昭和二年 [1927]. 31.2 x 22.7cm kimono textile magazine with decorative covers. 14 pages, including front and rear covers. Punched holes near spine for ribbon ties. Appealing cover with abstract plaid design with metallic pigment and similar design on rear cover. Articles in Japanese text on kimono styles for men and women and black and white photos of winter fabric styles. Includes a striking color photo of a kimono with a design of birds in a pine tree defined as charming and another of a muted design described as refined. Illustrated with decorative black and white border art.Horizontal crease from folding down the center. Handwritten pencil on rear wrapper. Slightly dust soiled covers.

Pastel Bullseye (Issue # 67) - The June issue of Shōwa 3 昭和三年 [1928]. 30.7 x 22.7cm kimono textile magazine with decorative covers. 12 pages, including front and rear covers. Punched holes near spine for ribbon ties. Colorful front and rear wrappers of a bullseye design in soft colors. Black and white photos accompanied by articles in Japanese text on kimono styles and fabric design. Two black and white photos of a stylish woman in a kimono. Decorative black and white abstract and stylized border art. Vertical crease from folding down the center. Spots of foxing on cover near edge.

Scene with Duck (Issue # 73) - The January Issue of Shōwa 4 昭和四年 [1929]. 20.5 x 22.5cm kimono textile magazine with decorative covers. 12 pages, including front and rear covers. Punched holes near spine for ribbon ties. Lovely cover artwork featuring a stylized duck with metallic pigment wraps around to rear cover. Articles in Japanese text on kimono, fabrics and patterns and an article with diagrams on block printing. Vertical crease from folding down the center.

Butterflies (Issue # 74) - The March issue of Shōwa 4 昭和四年 [1929]. 30.5 x 22.cm kimono textile magazine with decorative wrappers. 12 pages, including front and rear covers. Punched holes near spine for ribbon ties. Lovely cover artwork features line drawn butterflies with metallic pigment and wraps around to rear cover. Articles in Japanese text on kimono styles, black and white photos of spring fabric displays and photos of 4 striking kimono with the theme of “spring towns.” Posed, full length and seated photos of women in kimono. Decorative black and white border art of birds and trees in a honeycomb design. Wear and dust soiling to top of wrappers. Vertical crease from folding down the center.

Price: $185.00

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