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stencil for a yukata
  • Japan
  • stencil for a yukata, 1800s or 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912) or Taisho period (1912–1926)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • tsukibori, hikibori, laminating, persimmon tannin, silk mesh on mulberry paper
  • Object Length/Width: 55 x 42.75 cm
    Object Length/Width: 21 3/4 x 16 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2962

Dark brown stencil paper with backing silk mesh. Alternate shadow images of bows, birds, and wavy lines formed by a series of unevenly spaced dots on the ground of thin, narrow straight lines.