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katagami textile stencil

Katagami Textile Stencil with Stylized Broom and Flower Design
Late Edo-Meiji period, Japan

Chûban (medium-sized) minogami (mulberry bark paper) treated with persimmon juice and cut using the “kiribori” (drill-carving), “dôgubori” (punch-carving) and “tsukibori” (thrust-carving) techniques
H. 32 x W. 41.1 cm (12 5/8 x 16 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums / Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. H. K. Estabrook
source and details : object no. 1941.266.7

wikipedia on the technique

unusual, a post of this nature. can’t remember what prompted it.
(7 June 2019)

3 April 2015

型紙; mulberry; persimmons; stencil; textiles