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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:00:00 +0000
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Object of the Day
katagami
stencil
resist dyeing
Description:
Katagami, Arrow Design Imitating Warp Ikat (kasuri), late 19th–early 20th century; Japan; cut mulberry paper treated with persimmon tannin and silk thread; 46.7 x 34 cm (18 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.) Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-289The word katagami, the Japanese term for the paper stencil used to print patterns on fabric, translates literally as “pattern paper.” Featuring designs and motifs drawn from nature, traditional folklore, and literature, katagami are crafted as tools to be used in the resist-dyeing process that is used to produce printed textiles in Japan. The patterns...
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Design
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