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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:
late 19th - early 20th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
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.
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Snyder
Accession Number:
1976-103-248
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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_1976-103-248