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Medium:
Mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu)
Type:
textile designs
Katagami
Object Name:
Katagami
Made in:
Japan
Date:
mid - late 19th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
A large chrysanthemum and other floral motifs surround some cubes that have been punched out. All of the designs are carved silhouettes of the images. There is lots of calligraphy that appear upside down. Some blotches of ink also seem to have been splattered across the bottom right corner of the stencil.
Accession Number:
1948-128-43
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4f6ac2eb9-22a9-4831-9759-c71b7b52cb0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1948-128-43