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A BASKETMAKER IN RURAL JAPAN. Louise Allison Cort and Nakamura Kenji. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1994. Published in association with Weatherhill, Inc., New York. 160 pp. with 126 ills. 24 x 24 cm. LC 94-33582 ISBN 0834803364 In English.
Profiling the agrarian culture of the Hinokage region of southern Japan and tracing the long career of one of the last professional bamboo craftsmen in the area, this catalogue features illustrations and brief descriptions of some 80 representative baskets produced by Hiroshima Kazuo (b. 1915) in the late 1980s to document the traditions of his craft while also presenting a selection of bottles, shoes, toys and other objects created by Japanese artisans.
Artist(s):Hiroshima Kazuo
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — Japan — Textile/Fiber Arts
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 056328
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