A rare Japanese art book titled "Katazome" with 84 antique large fragments of textiles, mainly printed by katazome (stencil), from the Meiji and Taisho periods. Edition of 300 numbered copies, copy no.
KatagamiSampleBook - a very interesting sample book that shows about 74 katazome patterns. The images are stenciled directly on to paper from an actual stencil. The book was probably produced in the early twentieth century.
Katazome-shi - Agriculture in Red-Katazome-shi literally means stencil-dyed papers. Based on traditional kimono-printing techniques, these elegant bold patterned papers were developed in Kyoto during the century by an inspired soul.