Japanese Antique Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome
Details: In late Edo period 1860, Japanese use Ise Katagami for dying fabrics called Katazome. This katagami has a plaid of flowers and ladder looks design on it. These stencils are made from the bark of the mulberry tree and glue extracted from persimmon which makes the paper strong and water resistant. These beautiful Ise Katagami from the Ise area in central Japan have no silk lining, unlike most katagami have. The thickness of the katagami differs on how they use it. Thin katagami is usually used for fine designs and thicker ones used for bold patterns.
Material: Mulberry Paper
Condition: Good condition considering it's age. There is some worm damage but the design is intact. Please see the photos. Wear and tear due to the age.
Silk or No silk: No silk outside of the paper
Dimensions: Approx. 25.5cm. x 41.5cm.
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