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5 edition of kimono of the geisha-diva Ichimaru found in the catalog.

kimono of the geisha-diva Ichimaru

by Barry Till

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Published by Pomegranate in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ichimaru.,
  • Ichimaru -- Clothing.,
  • Kimonos.,
  • Geishas -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBarry Till, Michiko Warkentyne, and Judith Patt.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsWarkentyne, Michiko., Patt, Judith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT1560 .T54 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3427341M
    ISBN 100764935135
    LC Control Number2005051493

    While our doors are temporarily closed, our staff has been busy dreaming up ways to bring From Geisha to Diva: The Kimono of Ichimaru to you at home. This exhibition features a stunning collection of 32 kimono, 12 obi, a number of decorative combs, fans, hairpins, umbrellas, books, LP records, and Ichimaru’s own personal shamisen. Yoshiwara: Geishas, Courtesans, and the Pleasure Quarters by Stephen Longstreet (34 copies) The Kimono of the Geisha-Diva Ichimaru by Barry Till (30 copies) The Women of the Pleasure Quarter: Japanese Paintings and by Elizabeth de Sabato Swinton (19 copies) Geisha Secrets: A Pillow Book for Lovers by Miranda Reigns (17 copies).

      From Geisha to Diva: The Kimono of Ichimaru gives visitors a glimpse into the beautiful and complex world of is told through the eyes of Ichimaru who rose from rags to riches and captivated the Japanese public’s imagination during the 20 th century.. The only problem is that like most other cultural institutions, the Kelowna Art Gallery is temporarily closed to the public.   When Ichimaru died in , her confidant, Dr. Fumi Suzuki was trusted to find a home for her kimono collection. Suzuki got in touch with Yoshiko .

    As the Textile Museum of Canada’s upcoming upcoming “From Geisha to Diva: The Kimonos of Ichimaru” exhibition attests, decoding and interpreting the delicate details of a kimono’s colour and print can imply a lot about its wearer. Deemed one of the 20th century’s most famous geisha, Ichimaru was a demure symbol of Japanese femininity steeped in the traditional. Looking for books by Judith Patt? See all books authored by Judith Patt, including Haiku: Japanese Art and Poetry, and The Kimono of the Geisha-Diva Ichimaru, and more on


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Kimono of the geisha-diva Ichimaru by Barry Till Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ichimaru secured a recording contract in and never looked back as she won international renown. In keeping with the geisha tradition of elegant dress, Ichimaru accumulated a striking collection of kimono over the course of her long career. After her death, the collection was given to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria/5(8).

It is mostly photographs of kimonos owned by Geisha-Diva Ichimaru. There is a short biography of her life and it made me want to track down her music recordings.

Not a big book but one of very cool photos.4/5. The Kimono of the Geisha-Diva Ichimaru. This is another museum catalogue style book showing vintage photos of Ichimaru and a photo collection of her kimonos. The book is biographical in nature with stories of Ichimaru’s rise and career as well as her costume collection.

The Kimono Of The Geisha-Diva Ichimaru presents story of her childhood which found her born into poverty, sold to a geisha house as a young teenager, and of her achieving fame as a singer and musician.

Beautifully illustrated throughout, The Kimono Of The Geisha-Diva Ichimaru is very highly recommended to students of Japanese culture. Buy The Kimono of the Geisha-diva Ichimaru by Barry Till, Michiko Warkentyne from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Pages:   The kimono of the geisha-diva Ichimaru.

Till, Barry et al. Pomegranate Communications 80 pages $ Hardcover GT This collection features approximately 20 color photos of kimonos owned by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and worn by Ichimaru (), a geisha, musician, and well-known singer in Japan.

The Kimono Of Geisha-Diva Ichimaru. By Barry Till, Michiko Warkentyne, Judith Patt. ISBN Dive into the world of one of the most famous Geisha ever. Through this book, you explore not only the woman but also her impressive collection of.

The fascinating life of Ichimaru (), one of the most famous geishas of the 20th Century, is told through this collection of her magnificent kimono and personal effects. The exhibition features 34 kimono, 15 obi, in addition to a number of woodblock prints and paintings.

TEMPORARILY CLOSED - The word geisha is made up of two characters, gei means ‘art’ or ‘accomplished’ and sha means ‘person.’ Therefore it can be translated as ‘accomplished person’ or ‘person who lives by the arts.’ The fascinating life of Ichimaru (), one of the most famous geishas of the 20th Century, is told through this collection of her magnificent kimono and.

The Kimono of Ichimaru However, I had to satisfy myself with coming home and ordering a book, The Kimono of the Geisha-Diva Ichimaru, and now I will anxiously await it so that I can see more of these kimonos and study the pictures at my leisure. This book pairs a short history of a famous geisha, with a a photo collection of her kimono.

It is a great beginners book, and makes a lovely cofee table book. The photos of her kimono are high quality, and this Geisha's tale are a delight/5. The Geisha World 9 --The Life of Ichimaru 21 --Kimono 27 --Ichimaru's Kimono Responsibility: Barry Till, Michiko Warkentyne, Judith Patt.

Buy The Kimono of the Geisha-diva Ichimaru by Barry Till, Michiko Warkentyne, Judith Pratt (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. And no story is more captivating than that of Japan’s most sought-after geisha of the 20th century, Ichimaru.

Her illustrious life is the focus of the travelling exhibition From Geisha to Diva: The Kimono of Ichimaru, which will be occupying the Audain Art Museum from October 22 to January 9,   Join the Kelowna Art Gallery from home with our Origami Kimono art activity inspired by our current exhibition From Geisha to Diva: The Kimono of Ichimaru.

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"From Geisha to Diva: The Kimono of Ichimaru" gives visitors a glimpse into the beautiful and complex world of geisha. Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Ichimaru, -- Kimonos -- Japan -- Exhibitions. Geishas. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. The Kimono of the Geisha-Diva Ichimaru. Barry Till, Michiko Warkentyne and Jidith Patt.

San Francisco, This small volume illustrates the kimono wardrobe of one famous Japanese 20th century geisha. I discovered in my forays into kimono research that there had been a book written called " The Kimono of the Geisha-Diva Ichimaru".

It was collaboratively researched and co-authored by Barry Till, Michiko Warkentyne and Judith Patt, all of whom are from the curatorial department of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, the source of the above. Ichimaru () combined her experience as a geisha with an extraordinary talent as a vocalist and musician to become a unique figure in the social history of twentieth-century Japan.

Determined to distinguish herself, she studied music with the best teachers to be .The Kimono of the Geisha-Diva Ichimaru by Barry Till, Michiko Warkentyne, Judith Patt starting at $ The Kimono of the Geisha-Diva Ichimaru has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books .From Geisha to Diva: The Kimono of Ichimaru.

Submitted by admin on Westerners often misunderstand the concept of Geisha and think of them as something immoral or tawdry. In Japan, however, the occupation of geisha has a long and honourable history. Geisha were high class, well-educated hostess-courtesans, who entertained wealthy.