Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sample book
  • Japan
  • sample book, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silk, foil and cotton on paper, weaving, katazome
  • Object Length/Width: 41.75 x 30.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 16 x 12 in
  • Transfer from Cincinnati Museum of Art
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0033
Description
Exhibitions

Sample book in accordion style. It has compound woven silks on one side, "katazome" printed cottons on the other. It is decorated with gold and silver foil and cotton on paper.