Japanese Antique Ise Katagami Paper Kimono Stencil Edo Not Equal Sign A437
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Japanese Antique Ise Katagami Kimono Stencil Katazome
Japanese Katagami Kimono Stencil
Design: not equal sign-line symbols
Used to dye fabrics such as Kimonos
Mulberry Paper, no silk lining
Item weight: 10 grams
Packed weight: 300 grams
Approx. 44 cm long x 31 cm wide
Good condition considering its age. Small holes. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos.
Acquired from a friend's home in Gifu, Japan
Japanese Katagami is a stencil pattern for dying textiles used for printing Kimonos. 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.
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