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Hand cut Japanese Stencil used to apply pattern to silk. Cut in persimmon juice impregnated paper. The six sided motif is a stylization of the carapace of the tortoise representing 10,000 years of life. The floral patterns are those of the ubiquitous chrysanthemum flower.

Keywords

Stencil, Obi cloth, Ink Printing

Original Medium

Paper

Size

8.7 cm x 35 cm x 35 cm

Origin

United States

Date Information

Undated

Artifact Number

M86-045

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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Keywords

Stencil, Obi cloth, Ink Printing

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