Re: Linen in the Heian
- --- In email@example.com, michiru347@a... wrote:
> If anyone would like to to launch into a discussion of periodfibres (not silk... although if you want to launch off into that, who
am I to stop you?) and who wore what or perhaps direct me towards a
website, periodical, or text or maybe even a bibliography?
Minnich, Helen Benton. Japanese Costume and the Makers of Its Elegant
Tradition. Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1963
Stinchecum, Amanda Meyer. Kosode: 16th-19th Century Textiles From The
Nomura Collection. New York: Japan Society in association with
Kodansha International, 1984 (ISBN 0-913304-18-2).
I'm not a fiber geek, but these two discuss textiles and their
decoration at length. The latter, in particular, goes into the
minutiae of plant dyes, weaves, etc.