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stencil for a yukata or kimono
  • unknown maker from Japan
  • stencil for a yukata or kimono, Meiji period (1868–1912) or Taisho period (1912–1989)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • dôgubori, persimmon tannin, laminating on mulberry paper
  • Object Length/Width: 19.5 x 42 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7 3/4 x 16 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 16 in
  • Gift of Elizabeth Sherbon, Professor of Dance, 1961–1975
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0182
Label Text

Dark brown stencil for a yukata or a kimono that is laminated with persimmon tannin and cut using the dōgubori technique. It has a komon pattern with alternate striped patterns of tiny dots and crosses.