There are many styles of kimono in here, some very old-fashioned. The book is about 14" tall - I've often wondered if I just cut the patterns out at this size if they'd work for a barbie doll?
It was a real steal - about $5, and goes along well with our collection of weaving & textile tools collection (drop spindles, shuttles, fabric stamps, you get the idea).
On the picture above, you'll see 2 cotton kimono (my hapi, the roommate's yukata) which we've had since 1994. Mine is about worn thru, so I'll probably use the fabric in something else soon, so I don't forget it. The kanji (characters) on it are for the 4 seasons. More Japanese textiles later. But now I'm going upstairs to work on my new dress! More on that tomorrow...