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Measurements:
overall: 8 cm x 3 cm; 3 5/32 in x 1 3/16 in
Object Name:
pigment
Description:
One of a set of four glass bottles of powdered or crystalized pigment used in Japanese printmaking. GA 3211.16b is the yellow pigment. Paper label in Japanese; stopped with cork. According to Tokuno's description, these colors-- white, red, blue, and yellow--were used to print the triptych series Inaka genji (the rustic genji), GA*03212-03216. Historical alternate name for this color is Seki-o.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of T. Tokuno, Chief of the Japanese Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Insatsukyoku), 1889-90
ID Number:
GA.03211.16b
Accession number:
22582
Catalog number:
03211.16b
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422877