Scholarly research

Nov 27, 2008
Kimono as Art

This lavishly illustrated book showcases fifty-five masterworks by Japanese kimono artist Itchiku Kubota (1917-2003).

Jan 1, 1995
Itchiku Tsujigahana

Book to accompany the joint Smithsonian/Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit “Homage to Nature: Landscape Kimonos by Itchiku Kubota”.

Jun 1, 1984
Opulence: Kimonos and Robes of Itchiku Kubota

This publication looks at the works of a modern Japanese textile designer who incorporates sixteenth-century dyeing techniques into his luxurious kimonos.

Jan 1, 1980
Itchiku Kubota: Kimono in the ”Tsujigahana” Tradition: Exhibition Catalog

Catalog of an exhibition held in 1980. Frankel had the rare treat of attending Kubota’s first one-man exhibition held in Mikimoto Hall in the Ginza, Tokyo…