Katagami & Katazome Demonstration

Master craftsmen from Japan demonstrate traditional techniques for hand-cutting paper stencils (katagami) and resist-dying silk (katazome). This video condenses a multi-hour process into under two...

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Master craftsmen from Japan demonstrate traditional techniques for hand-cutting paper stencils (katagami) and resist-dying silk (katazome). This video condenses a multi-hour process into under two minutes. The demonstration took place at Cooper Hewitt's Harlem Design Center in March 2013.

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  • mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin....
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