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  • Karacho, publisher
    founded 1624
    Ando Hisao, editor
    active: Japan
  • box, 1967
  • 京からかみ Book of Kyokarakami (Kara nagatezuri mokuhan monyo) (Karacho Designs for Hand-Printed Woodcut Pattern Paper)
  • Where object was made: Tokyo, Japan
  • board, paper
  • Paper Type: kurotani washi
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 55.24 x 43.18 x 5.71 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 21 3/4 x 17 x 2 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0142.01

from a portfolio of 102 pages of luxurious decorative papers known as kyokarakami, in two volumes