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Stencil, Bamboo

This is a Stencil. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Helen Snyder. It is credited Gift of Helen Snyder.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 49.2 × 88.2 cm (19 3/8 × 34 3/4 in.) Image: 38.1 × 77.5 cm (15 in. × 30 1/2 in.) Mat: 91.4 × 71.1 cm (36 × 28 in.)

Cite this object as

Stencil, Bamboo; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire); H x W: 49.2 × 88.2 cm (19 3/8 × 34 3/4 in.) Image: 38.1 × 77.5 cm (15 in. × 30 1/2 in.) Mat: 91.4 × 71.1 cm (36 × 28 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-275

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