Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582
Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582

Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Paper Stencil Katazome Flowers Design 4Y582

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Antique Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil

Japanese Katagami is a stencil pattern for dyeing textiles used for printing designs and patterns on kimono and other fabric items.
Using traditional mulberry paper, this katagami stencil with silk mesh backing features a bush of small flowers and leaves.

This antique Katagami was designed during the mid or late Edo period (1860) to early Meiji (1900) in Central Japan. It is made of two or more layers of handmade mulberry paper laminated together and waterproofed with persimmon tannin. Katagami printing uses a technique called resist dye where a paste is applied to the fabric with the katagami before dipping in ink. The open space on the katagami will be a negative space in the printed design.  

  • Silk backing
  • Mulberry paper
  • C1900
  • Approx. 47 cm long x 54.5 cm wide 
  • Item weight: 100 grams
  • Packed weight: 400 grams
  • Good condition considering its age. Cut corners. Creased corner. Fraying on edges. Printing residue. Wear and tear due to age and use. Please see pictures carefully.
  • We got this item at an antique auction in Tajimi in Gifu, Japan

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About Us: We are Dan and Maiko. Since moving to Japan in 2001, we have gained a vast knowledge of Japanese antiques and vintage items and we are happy to bring you many beautiful items from Japan. If you have any questions please contact us.  


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