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1850s Japanese Katagami, S/2
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COLOR chocolate brown
CONDITION Good; age wear
DIMENSIONS 16" L x 12" H
ERA Antique: 19th century
MADE IN Japan
MADE OF ink on paper
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL Oct 01 - Oct 04
RETURNS This item is non-returnable. You may cancel your order within 24 hours of purchase. See our Return Policy for details.
Antiques and art dealer, interior design consultant and buyer, photographer, web and graphic designer, translator. Mira Parker has more than eight years of experience in the antiques business and design industry and a runs Gallery in Dallas, TX.
Why we love this
Pair of Japanese katagami designed for resist-dyeing patterns on kimonos during the Edo period, circa 1850. Each was handmade by skilled craftsmen specialized in stencil carving. Prior to the carving, several Japanese rice papers are adjoined to form a single sheet of paper and soaked in tannin-rich persimmon juice, which makes it durable, water resistant, and adds a warm brown tone to the paper. Some small losses, as shown in the images. Age wear.