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Stencil, Bamboo, Late 18th - Early 19th Century

This is a Stencil. It is dated Late 18th - Early 19th Century and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould.

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Stencil, Bamboo, Late 18th - Early 19th Century; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire); Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould; 1939-72-2

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