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Description
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
Object Name
brush
Measurements
overall: 15 cm x 17 cm; 5 29/32 in x 6 11/16 in
ID Number
GA.03211.07
accession number
22582
catalog number
03211.07
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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