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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.

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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