Anonymous (19th cent.).
Yuzen moyo cho (album with yuzen patterns).
Manuscript ehon, n.pl., Joshuya Kinzo (Shofukudo), ±1850, 2 vols., each w. 42 double-p. drawings showing pattern designs for kimono fabrics, pen/ brush and black ink and watercolour, orig. unif. cord-bound wr. w. hashira-title, cord-bound together in later wr. w. hashira-title, 4to-size.
- Some vague waterstains; sl. creased. Orig. wrappers worn, creased and sl. soiled.
= Nice collection of pattern designs with so-called yuzen colouring, showing landscapes, plants, birds, other animals, toys and geometrical shapes, the patterns often consisting of randomly scattered small patches of repeated or similar shapes/ objects.