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Medium:
Mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire)
Type:
textile designs
Katagami
Object Name:
Katagami
Made in:
Japan
Date:
mid 18th - early 19th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
This vertical stencil consists of branches of blossoming peonies and a single bird perched in the middle. The overall composition suggests that it was made as a wall hanging rather than a stencil used for textile designing. Silk threads are added to support the stencil structure.
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Snyder
Accession Number:
1976-103-17
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
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/kq4b746c1b6-9d55-4001-af39-7d12d2a007b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1976-103-17