August 07, 2009

Traditional Japanese Small Motif.




It was hard to make a selection, so i will post
this book in episodes.
This is episode 1, the small motifs on paper.
Enjoy.


















Next: medium-sized motifs on cloth.

27 comments:

  1. These are so very gorgeous, Renilde. You find the most wonderful things :) Thanks for this. K

    p.s. sorry I accidentally hit the post comment button above before I was finished! ;)

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  2. So so pretty! xoxo (I love all of the simple yet slightly intricate patterns!)

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  3. Looks like a very nice book, thanks for sharing it.

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  4. ooooh! thank you for the morning inspiration. just lovely.

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  5. Hey Renilde. I have this book and reference it for inspiration frequently!

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  6. your blog is an endless inspiration and you seem to always find the good or humorous part of live! thanks

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  7. these look very nice. I am seeing that you have very lovely books

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  8. will need to find this book - thanks for sharing.

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  9. wow based on the cover photo i would not have expected such marvelous colour inside!! how wonderful. thanks for posting it- lots of inspiration!

    please consider donating a piece of your artwork to the online auction benefiting Autism via Art Now For Autism - details at my blog. thank you

    leah
    www.colorfulartgirl.blogspot.com

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  10. wow this book looks amazing!!!
    there used to be lots of wonderful fabric patterns for kimonos, but since we stopped wearing kimonos daily these designs were lost too. It would be difficult to find a book like this even in Japan today I would think!

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  11. oh i love old traditional patterns. thanks for sharing them

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  12. Renilde, Thank-you!
    I'm a huge fan of Japanese design...I'll be posting some images soon from recently acquired vintage books on my own blog.

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  13. beautiful book. thanks for posting this :)

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  14. great book! thanks for posting!

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  15. Oh! These patterns are wonderful! Thank you for this post! :)

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  16. great great great and great to find these japanese patterns posts! I have a big work with lot of motif to create for the next two months and need inspiration!!!

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  17. I love all of the simple..great to find these japanese patterns posts!

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