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Noren

Description

A noren, or door curtain, made using the Katazome method of stencil dying, a traditional Japanese process. Hand made by Moriharu Shioiri. Navy blue with white fan at center. Fan is decorated with red flowers and blue detailing. The curtain is comprised of two panels that are stitched together approximately 1/3 of the length, making a slit to walk through. There is a tag on the left side with Japanese characters.

Original Medium

Textile

Size

117.5 cm x 73 cm

Origin

Japan

Date Information

Undated

Artifact Number

M86-048

Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collections, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-- Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Micaela Connolly, University of Montana

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