Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511
Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511
Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511
Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511
Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511
Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511
Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511
Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511
Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511

Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome Kanji Ginza Festival Design C511

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Vtg Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil  

  • Japanese kimono stencil Katagami
  • Design of chain-like pattern and kanji letters
  • Kanji meaning: commemorating the parade for reconstruction, 8th Ginza festival, Oct.1975
  • Mulberry paper
  • Silk backing
  • C1975
  • Approx. 108 cm long x 46 cm wide
  • Item weight: 100 grams
  • Packed weight: 350 grams 
  • Good condition considering its age. Coner missing. Wear and tear due to age.  Please see pictures carefully and bid with confidence. 
  • This piece was purchased at the famous Osu Antique Market in Nagoya

Japanese Katagami is a stencil pattern for dying textiles used for printing Kimonos. This antique Katagami was designed during the Meiji era 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 negative space in the printed design. 

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