A visual history of fashion that fits in the palm of your hand
This important book examines the history, process and significance of official portrait making during Korea's Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)--the country's last and longest-ruling Confucian dynasty.
A remarkable collection of textiles made in Islamic lands and traded along the Silk Road, most of which are published here in paperback for the first time.
This is the first in-depth exploration of the art and history of the kimono in Japan, told from the perspective of one of the country's oldest and most prestigious kimono houses still in operation today - the 460-year old House of Chiso.
“A visual feast [and] wide-ranging and valuable survey of kimono as a reflection of Japanese history and culture.” —Library Journal