chisel

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Description
Small chisel with flat beveled point set in black wooden handle used in Japanese woodblock cutting. Residue of paper label. See illustrations GA*03209.03-.04. Item No. 4 in watercolor showing the woodblock cutter's tools.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chisel
Measurements
overall: 11.5 cm; 4 17/32 in
ID Number
GA.03211.13
accession number
22582
catalog number
03211.13
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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