Vermillion: Shu

Description:

Small glass bottle of powdered pigment used for printing Japanese woodblocks. Paper label in English with color name transliterated from Japanese; separate label with catalogue number. Each bottle is stopped with small cork.

Vermillion: Shu

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Communications, Tokuno Gift, Art

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Credit Line: Gift of T. Tokuno, Chief of the Japanese Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Insatsukyoku), 1889-90

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.03437Catalog Number: 03437Accession Number: 23218

Object Name: pigmentObject Type: pigment

Measurements: overall: 8 cm x 3 cm; 3 5/32 in x 1 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-51bb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1323747

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