Tanaka, Yuko, 1952-

The power of the weave : the hidden meanings of cloth / Tanaka Yuko ; translated by Geraldine Harcourt. - Tokyo : LTCB International Library Trust/International House of Japan, 2013. - xiii, 222 p., [12] of plates : ill. (some col.) - LTCB international library selection ; no. 32 . - LTCB international library selection ; no. 32. .

Translation of: Nuno no chikara : Edo kara ima e.

I Dreamed of Cloth: By Way of an Introduction -- ONE Cloth as a Medium -- TWO The Meanings of Cloth -- THREE Cloth and the Human Body -- FOUR The Tree of Life and the Weaving of Destiny -- FIVE The Uses of Cloth -- SIX Travels in the World of Japanese Weaving.

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Textile fabrics -- Japan -- History.
Textile fabrics -- Social aspects.

NK8884.A1 / T36 2013

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