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Seikaiha wave pattern
  • Karacho, publisher
    founded 1624
    Senda Chojiro, printer
    active: Japan
    Ando Hisao, editor
    active: Japan
  • Seikaiha wave pattern, date unknown
  • 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
  • woodcut on kurotani paper
  • Paper Type: kurotani washi
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 390 x 510 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 20 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0142.02.ac

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