Mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire)
late 19th - early 20th century
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Giant knots decorated with kanoko patterning twist and turn around the entire stencil. Along with the abstracted kanoko pattern, which subtly suggests snakeskin, bush clover, and another plant accompany the vertical striped background.