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Gigei no Tomo [ 技藝乃友] Japanese culture are always inspired by nature. Living in wooden paper house in the nature is the style of life. We love and respect the plants and animals , moon and woter falls . use these elements for the interior , product , cloth , design . These are old Japanese design books mid 19th century , Meiji period , lithograph prints.
c1775 stays: English, cotton and 162 pieces of whalebone, back lacing with center front sewn together. | c1760 panniers: English, four tiers of rattan hoops covered with striped linen. Lent by Martin Kamer. | 18th century shoes: wool canvaswork, high heels. Lent by the Brooklyn Museum. | From the catalog "Revolution in Fashion", Kyoto Costume Institute
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