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Description
Brush with wooden handle used for adding color to wood block in Japanese printmaking. Bristles attached on narrow end with three lines of stitches. Some red color residue remains in brush. Twine threaded through hole on opposite end of brush for hanging on rack of GA*03211.01. See illustrations GA*03209.03-.04.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
brush
Measurements
overall: 12.5 cm x 4 cm; 4 29/32 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
GA.03211.05b
accession number
22582
catalog number
03211.05b
Credit Line
Gift of T. Tokuno, Chief of the Japanese Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Insatsukyoku), 1889-90
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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