Brush with wooden handle used for adding color to wood block in Japanese printmaking. Bristles extend across full width of brush, held in place with four lines of stitches. Twine threaded through hole for hanging on rack of GA.03211.01. See illustrations GA.03209.03-.04.

Location: Currently not on view

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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.03211.07Accession Number: 22582Catalog Number: 03211.07

Object Name: brush

Measurements: overall: 15 cm x 17 cm; 5 29/32 in x 6 11/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1412926

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