A Japanese katagami stencil

A Japanese katagami stencil


Finely cut in a pattern of adjoining flowers.

Japan, 19th century

Framed in an acrylic sheet

Ise-katagami is the art of making stencils for fabric printing. Layers of washi paper are bonded with persimmon glue and used primarily for the printing of kimono fabric.


Height 32 cm / 12 "
Width 46 cm / 18 14"