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Medium:
Mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire)
Type:
textile designs
Stencil
Object Name:
Stencil
Made in:
Japan
Date:
mid 18th - early 19th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Irise (shobu) clusters paired in groups of three are alternating between positive and negative silhouettes. Stylized leaves and stems form an abstract striated ground.
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Snyder
Accession Number:
1976-103-151
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1976-103-151